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Digestion

Amino Acids: Protein Basics And More
Indepth article - Know Yourself - June 01, 2018
Amino acids are essential for human growth and development through protein synthesis and other metabolic activities. Learn more about their structure, synthesis and various functions.
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Zinc: A Trace Mineral With Many Functions
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 11, 2018
Zinc is a trace mineral present in your body in small amounts, but involved in many important metabolic processes. Zinc is an essential nutrient available in a wide variety of foods.
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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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