90 Seconds Is All It Takes

90 Seconds Is All It Takes

When you eat food, it takes your body a while to digest it and absorb its nutrients.

Not so with alcohol, which quickly affects every cell in your body. Within 90 seconds of your first sip, the lining of your mouth and stomach absorb some of the alcohol directly into your bloodstream.

It even crosses the blood-brain barrier, which was designed to keep harmful substances out of your brain. It’s no wonder that too much alcohol can wreak so much havoc on every part of your body and mind!

Petra, J. (2020, February 20). 16 Fun Facts About Alcohol: Number 7 May Surprise You! Hangover Cure. https://hangovercure.org/guides/fun-facts-about-alcohol/