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Digestion

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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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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