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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.
Archaeological evidence shows anatomically modern humans were roasting and eating plant starches

Archaeological evidence shows anatomically modern humans were roasting and eating plant starches

Newly discovered bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis requires vitamin A to work

Newly discovered bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis requires vitamin A to work

Blocking protein-digesting enzyme may help improve metabolic health

Blocking protein-digesting enzyme may help improve metabolic health

Protein supplements containing BCAA may have ‘detrimental effects’ on health and lifespan

Protein supplements containing BCAA may have ‘detrimental effects’ on health and lifespan

Circadian rhythm plays a part in weight loss

Circadian rhythm plays a part in weight loss

Researchers identify new allergen responsible for allergy to durum wheat

Researchers identify new allergen responsible for allergy to durum wheat

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Ensuring 100% Accuracy in Antibody Protein Sequencing

Ensuring 100% Accuracy in Antibody Protein Sequencing

Improved gut diversity causes 50% reduction in autism symptoms

Improved gut diversity causes 50% reduction in autism symptoms

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

New Chromatrap ChIP-seq kit performs chromatin immunoprecipitation with unparalleled sensitivity

New Chromatrap ChIP-seq kit performs chromatin immunoprecipitation with unparalleled sensitivity

Gastrointestinal symptoms in children could be a red flag for future mental health problems

Gastrointestinal symptoms in children could be a red flag for future mental health problems

LNC Therapeutics announces grant of Cornell University patent relating to christensenella bacteria

LNC Therapeutics announces grant of Cornell University patent relating to christensenella bacteria

Discovery paves the way for simple blood test to detect early stages of NAFLD

Discovery paves the way for simple blood test to detect early stages of NAFLD

Biologist uses new grant to find ways to eliminate schistosomiasis

Biologist uses new grant to find ways to eliminate schistosomiasis

Researchers uncover interspecies communication between gut bacteria and host

Researchers uncover interspecies communication between gut bacteria and host

Breast pumps could be transmitting asthma-causing bacteria in babies, finds study

Breast pumps could be transmitting asthma-causing bacteria in babies, finds study

Researchers discover mechanism on how body's antimicrobial shield regulates microbiome

Researchers discover mechanism on how body's antimicrobial shield regulates microbiome

Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food

Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food

Researchers uncover how the immune system protects from bowel cancer

Researchers uncover how the immune system protects from bowel cancer