Drinking on full stomach?!

Question: Drinking on full stomach!?
well ive heard that consuming alcohol after a heavy meal is less likely to produce visible signs of intoxication than consumption on an empty stomach, is this true!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

It is all how your body processes the alcohol!. If you consume more than your body can process you are drunk!.

How much you have eaten, and how recently, may have a small effect on how quickly or slowly the alcohol you consume will enter your bloodstream — but it won't stop the alcohol from entering!. If you drink too much, you will become intoxicated!. There may be, however, a direct correlation between the size of your meal and how much of your meal may be found later in cars and jail cells or on your friends or bathrooms!.!.!.!.if you make it there

The only relation between what you eat before drinking and your drunkeness is that the more you drink, the more likely we are to find what you ate on your shirt!.

When an alcoholic beverage is consumed it passes down the esophagus through the stomach and into the small intestine!. Although a small amount of alcohol is absorbed into the bloodstream through the mucous membrane, that vast majority of alcohol enters the bloodstream through the walls of the small intestine!. Alcohol is water soluble and the bloodstream rapidly transports the ethanol throughout the body where it is absorbed into the body tissues in proportion to their water content!.

Ethanol is greatly diluted by the body fluids!. For example, a 1-ounce shot of 80-proof whiskey, which contains 0!.4 fluid ounces of ethanol will be diluted in a 150-pound human, producing somewhere in the neighborhood of an 0!.02% blood alcohol concentration!. With a user that is smaller with say one half of the water weight in his or her body than the individual in the prior example, that same 0!.4 fluid ounce of ethanol would likely produce an alcohol concentration at or near 0!.04%!.

Metabolism is the body's process of converting ingested substances to other compounds!. Metabolism involves a number of processes, one of which is referred to as oxidation!. Through oxidation in the liver, alcohol is detoxified and removed from the blood, preventing the alcohol from accumulating and destroying cells and organs!. A minute amount of alcohol escapes metabolism and is excreted unchanged in the breath, in the sweat and in urine!. Until all the alcohol consumed has been metabolized, it is distributed throughout the body, affecting the brain and other tissues!.

The liver can metabolize only a certain amount of alcohol per hour, regardless of the amount that has been consumed!. The rate of alcohol metabolism depends, in part, on the amount of metabolizing enzymes in the liver, which varies among individuals and!. In general, after the consumption of one standard drink, the amount of alcohol in the drinker's blood peaks within 30 to 45 minutes!. (A standard drink is defined as 12 ounces of beer, 6 ounces of wine, or 1!.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits, all of which contain the same amount of alcohol!.) Alcohol is metabolized more slowly than it is absorbed!. Since the metabolism of alcohol is slow, consumption needs to be controlled to prevent accumulation in the body and intoxication!.

Drinking a lot of coffee after drinking too much alcohol may, however, increase your discomfort through the need to use the bathroom while being transported to the jail on DUI charges!. Only time reverses impairment!.

And soda pop isn't going to help except make you bounce off the walls from caffiene!. I am an alcohol drug counselor!.!.!.!.believe me I have heard all the old wives tales! alcohol goes into your system!.!.!.you drink it!.!.!.your body has to process it!.!.!.!.it may delay it a little bit!.!.!.but it does not make is less!.

People are different!. Some can drink more than others!. As for me!.!.!.one sip and it goes to my neck and my head falls down and I can't lift it!. I don't drink! :))))Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes, it is true that eating will help a person absorb alcohol, therefore he/she will not get drunk as fast!. also, drinking a soda or bottle of water between each alcoholic drink is similar in effect and will keep a person hydrated!.

However, just because you eat something, doesn't mean you can intake huge amounts of alcohol!. Regardless if you just ate a big meal, and are sipping on water in between drinks, if you drink a lot of alcohol, you will get drunk!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It is true!.!.especially beer!. Www@FoodAQ@Com


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