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Why is alcohol is absorbed by the body much faster than food?

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Matthew CottonGraduate entry medical student with a 1st class Masters and BSc56 students helped

Alcohol is a much smaller molecule than most foods and as a result does not require breakdown via enzymes to be absorbed in the gut. As a result it

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Due to liquidy nature of alcohol, it enters the stomach immediately after entering the buccal cavity. Once it reaches stomach, 20 % of alcohol is in