POPSUGAR Fitness Thanksgiving Food For Thought: T-Day Digestion by Fitness 11/25/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Digesting your Thanksgiving meal is a feat unto itself. Take this quiz to see how eating turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, and apple pie affects your tummy. Food For Thought: T-Day Digestion The average stomach can hold how many cups of food? Six cups Eight cups 12 cups Your gut begins to secrete a hormone that creates the sensation of nausea after you have consumed how many calories? 900 1,500 2,200 How many calories are in the typical Thanksgiving meal? 900 calories 1,500 calories 2,000 calories The average meal takes one to three hours to leave the stomach. How long does a large meal generally take to leave the stomach? Four to six hours Five to nine hours Eight to 12 hours Progress Image Source: Getty Read More DigestionThanksgivingQuiz Thanksgiving 25 Reasons You Should Date a Canadian, Eh Burgers and Pasta Salad Have You Overstuffed? Yoga to Ease Digestion Show Your Appreciation With This 7-Day Gratitude Challenge How to Easily Crimp Pie Crust, in Pictures POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get fit with our daily newsletter Weight Loss Running Yoga Working Out Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.