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How much do I have to eat or drink to be required to recite a blessing?

by Rabbi Naftali Silberberg

  

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You are required to say a brachah before eating or drinking even if it is only a miniscule amount.

However, the after-brachah is only said if one has eaten 0.9 ounces (17.3 grams) of food or 2.9 fl. ounces of liquid.


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