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Metabolism

Your Gut Microbiome, Your Immune System, And Your Health
Study - Eat Well - October 27, 2017
Gut biome, microflora, or microbiota, the tiny living organisms that inhabit your gastrointestinal tract impact your health in many ways particularly as a key player in your immune system and in reducing your risk of disease. How?
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Vitamin B1: Thiamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 21, 2017
Vitamin B1, or thiamin(e), is a water soluble vitamin essential for maintaining health. Inadequate thiamin intake can cause adverse health effects. Why is thiamin essential and how much do you need each day?
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Yoyo Dieting: Are You Putting Your Health At Risk?
Study - Get Healthy - June 16, 2017
Are you caught in the yoyo dieting trap? Have you successfully lost weight only to regain several months later? While reducing your weight may bring health benefits yoyo dieting may be anything but healthy.
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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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