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Digestion

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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Digestion And Your Gastrointestinal Tract
Introductory article - Know Yourself - December 04, 2015
Digestion occurs in your gastrointestinal tract and is the process by which nutrients contained in the food you consume are separated and absorbed into your body.
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Your Mouth And Digestion
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 17, 2015
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.
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Your Large Intestine And Digestion
Indepth article - Know Yourself - June 26, 2015
Your large intestine is home to millions of bacteria. Learn more about their participation in the final stages of digestion.
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