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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

9 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Gut

9 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Gut

If we are serious about maintaining a healthy body and mind, we would be wise to pay attention to the health of our gut. Our gastrointestinal tract is an architectural wonder. Good bacteria flourishes within the twists and turns of the colon, and is tasked with many functions. Some are