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    Teen Hunger

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    Now one teen boy stands up and tells you proudly that he can eat a whole large pepperoni pizza by himself and within 4 hours can go for more food. How do you explain to him after eating all this food within 4 hours he can be hungry again?

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    He is a teen. The dough is made from refined flour and if it comprised of complex carbohydrates, it would take longer to digest, where the body synthesizes it in a similar way as sucrose. Often, after consuming simple sugars, ...

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    This solution discusses the dynamic of teen hunger by describing the digestion of the pizza. References used are included.