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.
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.
Introductory article - Eat Well - September 05, 2014
Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals which are required by your body in small amounts. They cannot be synthesized within your body and must come from the food and beverages that you consume.
Indepth article - Know Yourself - February 28, 2014
Your stomach plays a very important role in your digestive process, particularly in protein digestion, but very few nutrients are absorbed from your stomach into your body.
Indepth article - Eat Well - October 18, 2013
Calcium is just one of many minerals which are essential to your health and is considered a major mineral as it is present in your body, and necessary for optimal health, in relatively large amounts.