What Happens With The Body After You Eat Slice Of Pizza?


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We all enjoy in the taste of this food even though we know that it belongs in the category of “fast food” and it has large amounts of calories. One slice of pizza contains 300 to 350 calories.

Read what is happening in the body after we eat this Italian specialty.

How the body fights with this food?

The first 10 minutes after consuming pizza:

The first bite activates the pleasure center in the brain and the pleasure is lowering while we finish eating. The salivary glands are releasing enzymes that help in converting carbohydrates into sugar in the body and it uses them as propellant.

10 to 15 minutes after eating:

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Sugar comes into blood and the fat and proteins are amusing this process. In this period you feel tired and cumbersome and you feel the bloating in the stomach because the food is still brewing. If you ate it quickly or the pizza had some compound that you are sensitive on, there are possibilities that after you will have gases. 

15 to 20 minutes after eating:

Most carbohydrates are converted into sugar through the bloodstream and they lead to stopping the pancreas. It rapidly begins to secrete insulin to store the excess sugar. If you ate more than 1 slices of pizza, and the cells already stored the maximum, the excess sugar will remain in your blood. Increased sugar level in blood can cause many cardiovascular and poor circulation problems. The sugar will end up in the liver and be converted to fat.

30 minutes after eating:

The body stops to secrete ghrelin or hunger hormone and you are feeling satisfied and full to the scuppers. The level of triglycerides in the blood is increased and that affects negatively on the people who already have health problems and increased fat in the blood.

45 ti 60 minutes after eating:

The blood pressure increases slightly and it adversely affects to the people who have heart problems. The level of leptin is very high and you don’t think any more about food. In this period you possess much more energy.

2 to 4 hours after eating:

After a few hours, the sugar in the blood starts to stabilize, the blood pressure is lowering and the hunger hormone is increasing. The level of triglycerides continues to oscillate so it is good to eat something that is low in fat.

Advise: If you do not have any kind of health problems, slice of pizza can be eaten occasionally because it won’t do any harm. The slice of pizza will not affect much on the weight because it is proven that the weight increase depends from the amount the eaten pizza. Still, be careful and do not consume it daily.

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