How Many Ounces Can the Human Stomach Hold?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 3:09:26 AM ET
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The stomach is capable of holding up to 135 1/4 ounces of food, or 4 liters; however, most people are most comfortable when the stomach holds only 34 to 68 ounces. A stomach that's too full can't process food properly, which leads to discomfort.