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Digestive Health

What Digestive Enzyme is Produced by the Liver?

The human liver is an organ located within the abdomen, with its larger lobe on the right side of the body. The liver is the large...

White Stool in Children

Children can have all sorts of different colored stools, most of which are perfectly normal and due to the foods that they ate tha...

Blocked Duodenum Symptoms

The duodenum is a portion of the small intestine and is responsible for absorbing nutrients from partially digested food and passi...

How the Digestive System & Muscular System Work in Conjunction During Digestion

The human digestive system is the organ system responsible for extracting nutrition from consumed food items and absorbing the nut...

How You Can Restore Good Bacteria

The digestive tract naturally contains bacteria, approximately 400 species to be exact. Many of these bacteria promote good health...

What Is Chemical Digestion?

No matter how nutritious, your favorite foods won't do you any good in their natural, whole state. The nutrients your body gets fr...

What Are the Cell Structures That Contain Digestive Enzymes?

A cell is the basic structure of the body. Organelle means tiny organs and these structures within a cell perform specialized func...

Diet for Borborygmi

If you experience borborygmi, or rumbling noises coming from your digestive tract, chances are you're just hungry. Eating anything...

Are There Foods That Speed Up the Digestive System?

When you eat too many animal-based protein foods, it takes your digestive system longer to break down their large molecules. As fo...

The Three Phases of the Food Digestion Process

Before food is even in sight, the brain prepares the body for digestion. The mere thought of food can trigger a release of chemica...
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