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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Research provides new insight into how coevolution could shape microbial diversity in human gut

Research provides new insight into how coevolution could shape microbial diversity in human gut

Study links gastrointestinal disturbances of GWI with changes in intestinal microbiota

Study links gastrointestinal disturbances of GWI with changes in intestinal microbiota

Parasitic fish offers unique insights into evolution of gut neurons in ancient vertebrates

Parasitic fish offers unique insights into evolution of gut neurons in ancient vertebrates

Oral sprays, topical methods can be easier option to guarantee vitamin and mineral absorption, says expert

Oral sprays, topical methods can be easier option to guarantee vitamin and mineral absorption, says expert

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Random variability may contribute to differences in gut microbe populations, study finds

Random variability may contribute to differences in gut microbe populations, study finds

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

Plant-based drug for hemophilia shows promise in animal models

Plant-based drug for hemophilia shows promise in animal models

Whole grain consumption increases calorie loss and metabolism, study suggests

Whole grain consumption increases calorie loss and metabolism, study suggests

Researchers uncover key molecular pathways behind gut bacterial imbalance during inflammation

Researchers uncover key molecular pathways behind gut bacterial imbalance during inflammation

New research shows that nuts can inhibit growth of cancer cells

New research shows that nuts can inhibit growth of cancer cells

Changes in astronaut's gut microbes linked to spaceflight

Changes in astronaut's gut microbes linked to spaceflight

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Tiny 'submarines' could help treat stomach diseases with acid-sensitive drugs

Tiny 'submarines' could help treat stomach diseases with acid-sensitive drugs

Researchers uncover how stress hormone prevents digestive enzymes from damaging pancreas

Researchers uncover how stress hormone prevents digestive enzymes from damaging pancreas

Scientists use pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in laboratory

Scientists use pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in laboratory