on an empty stomach


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on an empty stomach

Without having eaten anything recently or in a long while; being very hungry. Don't go into your final exam on an empty stomach, or you won't be able to focus.
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on an empty ˈstomach

without having eaten anything: If I travel on an empty stomach, I always feel sick.
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com/workouts-breakfast-may-burn-20-percent-more-fat-244378) Medical Daily , researchers from Northumbria University have found that exercisers who worked out on an empty stomach before breakfast not only didn't eat more during the day but also burned more fat than people who worked out after eating.
I get up early to run a few miles every morning, on an empty stomach.
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Iron is always best on an empty stomach and vitamin C can help absorption so take with a glass of orange juice.
He indicates that you should take some of his formulas with food, while you need to take others on an empty stomach.
Not only does working up a sweat on an empty stomach burn off more body fat - helping you lose those extra inches around the waist - it also triggers a bigger reduction in artery-clogging blood fats, the Daily Mail reported.
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient that does not absorb well on an empty stomach or with a small meal.
Many American people start their day on an empty stomach or on empty calories of coffee, fruit juice, and sugar.