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What happens after eating a Big Mac?

The fact that you're interested in what happens when you eat a Big Mac means that you eat them. That's not necessarily a bad thing but you might be interested in what McDonald's burger does to you.

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Did you realise that 40 minutes after eating a Big Mac, most of us feel hungry again? But before then lots of other stuff happens.

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Ten minutes after eating the burger the 540 calories contained within the double burger are whirling through your system. At this point your blood-sugar levels are reaching abnormally high levels.

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Ten minutes after eating the burger the 540 calories contained within the double burger are whirling through your system. At this point your blood-sugar levels are reaching abnormally high levels.

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During the first 10 minutes, dopamines begin to be released in your body. These give you the feeling of pleasure that most of us experience when we're eating this type of food. The process works very much as it does when people use illegal drugs and it's this feeling that leads to compulsive eating in some McDonald's customers.

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Between the 10 minute and 20 minute mark, the bun, which is made up of corn syrup and sodium among other stuff, starts to work its magic. These ingredients are very addictive so the body craves more.

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The 970mg of sodium contained in the monster burger attacks your system between the 10 and 20 minute mark. Around this time the huge amounts of salt found in the burger cause dehydration.

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The 970mg of sodium contained in the monster burger attacks your system between the 10 and 20 minute mark. Around this time the huge amounts of salt found in the burger cause dehydration.

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After 40 minutes you will have lost control over your blood-sugar levels, so you start to crave more junk food.

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Most food take 24 to 72 hours to digest. However hamburgers are greasy so a Big Mac takes up to three days to digest.

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Now you're read this, you'll understand that you're a slave to your body if you eat this sort of food. You basically don't have a hope of consuming a Big Mac without wanting more.

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Now you're read this, you'll understand that you're a slave to your body if you eat this sort of food. You basically don't have a hope of consuming a Big Mac without wanting more.

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