on an empty stomach

idiom

: with nothing in the stomach : after having not eaten for a time
Take this medication on an empty stomach.

Examples of on an empty stomach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If someone’s drinking coffee on an empty stomach, that can actually make their stomach more acidic, Allison explained. Julia Landwehr, Health, 10 Jan. 2024 The pill would need to be taken in the morning on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before food, says Dr. Glickman. Andi Breitowich, Women's Health, 29 June 2023 There are, however, other issues that could be pronounced when drinking coffee on an empty stomach. Julia Landwehr, Health, 10 Jan. 2024 Taking the supplement on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before a meal or two hours after a meal, is a common recommendation to enhance absorption, and vitamin C can also help your body absorb iron better. Mira Miller, Verywell Health, 12 Dec. 2023 Research is mixed on whether or not working out on an empty stomach will boost fat loss. Amber Sayer, Health, 26 Oct. 2023 Best done on an empty stomach, though, may be the off-road and on-track hot laps provided by Dirt Fish Rally School (available at an additional cost). Viju Mathew, Robb Report, 2 Nov. 2023 Here are the best agave bars in L.A. Don’t drink on an empty stomach, though. Steven Vargas, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 Working out on an empty stomach or without eating beforehand can affect the primary fuel your muscles burn for energy during your workout. Amber Sayer, Health, 26 Oct. 2023 See More

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“On an empty stomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20an%20empty%20stomach. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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