Your Digestive System

What is the digestive system?

Function of the Digestive System
The time taken varies considerably between individuals. When you're ready to swallow, the tongue pushes a tiny bit of mushed-up food called a bolus say: When it reaches the duodenum, pancreatic enzymes break down the glycoprotein and free the vitamin which then binds with intrinsic factor. In the stomach further release of enzymes break down the food further and this is combined with the churning action of the stomach. A number of problems including malnutrition and anemia can arise from malabsorption , the abnormal absorption of nutrients in the GI tract.

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Digestive diseases

1 kg 9 pounds). The researchers also looked at body fat percentage. The placebo group lost 2. 16, while the group taking Garcinia Cambogia lost only 1. However, the difference was not statistically significant, meaning that the results could have been due to chance.

Why is digestion important?