How long should I leave between a fat meal and a carbohydrate meal?

The general guideline is three to four hours, because this is how long it normally takes for food to be digested. You should achieve this naturally by having three meals a day.

Take care if you are having snacks between meals as you could have a ‘fat’ snack mid morning and then a carbohydrate meal at lunchtime before the fat snack is out of the way. You will need to allow for snacks in these t...


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