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the food in your stomach absorbs some of the effects of alcohol by keeping it out of the blood-stream

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Q: Why does eating a meal before drinking reduce the effects of alcohol?
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Does eating before drinking alcohol slow down but does not prevent the absorption of alcohol into the bloodstream?

True.


Can eating a big meal before drinking keep you from getting drunk?

No, food in your stomach only delays the absorption of alcohol into the bloodstream. A full stomach doesn't prevent the effects of alcohol or intoxication.


Can I Drink alcohol before eating not while?

Now this is a personal oppinion I would eat sometin a couple hrs before drinking alcohol.


Dose eating food before drinking speed up the affect?

No, it slows the effects.


Eating before and while drinking a accelerates the peak blood alcohol concentration b lowers peak blood alcohol concentration c transfers absorption of alcohol to the small intestine d prevent?

Eating before and while drinking will slow down the absorption of alcohol, so it will lower the peak blood alcohol concentration.


What are the effects of drinking alcohol after eating liver?

The same as after you eat steak, or chicken, or sushi, or a salad. If you drink enough, you get intoxicated.


How does eating a meal before drinking affect a level of intoxication?

It can slow the rate at which alcohol is absorbed by the body.


Is it true that eating before drinking an alcoholic beverage slows down but does not prevent the absorption of alcohol into the bloodstream?

True.


What should you do to decrease the effects of alcohol?

Drink less, or more slowly. The recommended daily amount of alcohol for adults is one unit (about one beer, glass of wine or shot of liquor) for women, two for men. There is a myth that you can decrease the effects by eating before drinking. While that will slow the rate at which the alcohol enters your blood, it will not change the amount that eventually gets there.


Which is healtier drinking a milk before eating or drinking a milk after eating?

It is healtier either way.


Does eating before going to a party slows down the effects of alcohol?

I am not a doctor, but I am a college student who drinks heavily. Eating a solid meal a few hours before a party usually makes me feel the effects slower. Although if I am drinking beer it makes me really full really fast. I try to eat something like salad and pasta. Good energy food, and filling.


Eating a big meal before you drink will keep you sober?

The statement that eating a big meal before you drink alcohol will keep you sober is nothing less than a myth. While it makes sense to line the stomach with food before drinking alcohol, this does not prevent one from getting intoxicated.

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