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Digestion

Hormones, Nutrient Digestion, Absorption, And Metabolism
Introductory article - Know Yourself - April 14, 2017
Several hormones are necessary for effective nutrient digestion, absorption and metabolism of the nutrients in the foods and beverages you consume. What are these hormones and what functions do they perform?
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Food To Nutrients: What Happens To The Food You Eat?
Course - Know Yourself - December 09, 2016
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.
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Metabolism, Energy And Nutrient Requirement
Indepth article - Know Yourself - October 28, 2016
Human metabolism is a complex process influenced by many factors most of which you cannot change. How is metabolism connected to the food you eat and energy you consume?
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Folate: A Water Soluble B Vitamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 15, 2016
Folate is an essential nutrient required as part of two coenzymes necessary for DNA synthesis and new cell development. Folate deficiency can severely affect your health and in women may adversely affect foetal development.
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Digestve Aids: Your Accessory Organs, Liver, Gall Bladder, And Pancreas
Introductory article - Know Yourself - March 04, 2016
Your gastrointestinal tract on its own cannot complete the processes of digestion and absorption of nutrients obtained from foods and beverages. Learn about several internal accessory organs which help complete the process.
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