Course - Know Yourself - April 15, 2021
Have you ever wondered what happens to the food you eat once you have swallowed it? What processes occur which change food into nutrients? Track the journey of food through your GI tract and learn more about your digestive process.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - March 11, 2021
Digestion begins in your mouth where the mechanical action of your teeth, tongue, and jaw begins to break down food that will eventually be absorbed as nutrients.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - February 18, 2021
Your large intestine is home to millions of bacteria. Learn more about their participation in the final stages of digestion.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - February 11, 2021
Digestive enzymes are amazing protein molecules necessary for your digestive process and are produced by your own body cells. Learn more about enzymes and digestion.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - December 10, 2020
Your small intestine is a key player in the process of digestion and absorption as it is the major site of digestion and absorption of nutrients.