Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 16, 2021
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.
Course - Know Yourself - April 15, 2021
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.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - March 11, 2021
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.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - February 18, 2021
Your large intestine is home to millions of bacteria. Learn more about their participation in the final stages of digestion.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - February 11, 2021
Digestive enzymes are amazing protein molecules necessary for your digestive process and are produced by your own body cells. Learn more about enzymes and digestion.