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Digestion

Digestve Aids: Your Accessory Organs, Liver, Gall Bladder, And Pancreas
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 28, 2019
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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Whole Grain Foods And Health
Introductory article - Eat Well - July 20, 2018
Whole grain foods promote health and yet many people do not consume enough to reap the benefits. What do we mean by whole grain foods and how can you make the best whole grain food choices?
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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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