POPSUGAR Fitness Thanksgiving Food For Thought: T-Day Digestion by Fitness 11/25/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Follow us on Pinterest 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 Get Your Pumpkin Fix With These Low-Carb Cookies 10 Ways to Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey You're Going to Want to Slow-Cook This Dessert ASAP Bake Up Lower-Fat and Lower-Calorie Scalloped Potatoes 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 Results With Our Fitness Newsletter Personalize Running Weight Loss Yoga Working Out Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.