Tag: GI tract

The Digestive System

Professor Dave again, let’s digest some food. We just completed our understanding of how we take in oxygen from the atmosphere and distribute it around the body, but our cells need more than just oxygen. We need nutrients to sustain our bodily functions, which means we need to eat food.

Volvulus – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Volvulus – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

The term volvulus actually comes from the Latin word volvere, which means “to roll”. So a volvulus is an obstruction caused by a loop of the intestine that rolls or twists around itself and its surrounding mesentery, which is the tissue that attaches the intestine to the back wall of

What Is The Importance Of Bacteria In The Digestive Tract?

What Is The Importance Of Bacteria In The Digestive Tract?

Greetings. It’s New Zealand naturopath, Eric Bakker, author of Candida Crusher and formulator of Canxida, the Candida dietary supplement range. Thanks for tuning into my video. I’m going to talk about bacteria and the digestive tract. There are many different types of bacteria that potentially live in your GI tract.

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets