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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.
'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

Mother calls for protein shake regulation after daughter dies

Mother calls for protein shake regulation after daughter dies

Growth problems in preterm infants associated with altered gut bacteria

Growth problems in preterm infants associated with altered gut bacteria

Quorn protein stimulates muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein

Quorn protein stimulates muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein

New computational modeling method predicts how gut microbes change over time

New computational modeling method predicts how gut microbes change over time

Cascade aggravates hereditary storage diseases

Cascade aggravates hereditary storage diseases

Study uncovers new hunger pathway in the brain

Study uncovers new hunger pathway in the brain

FDA approves first non-insulin drug for treatment of pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes

FDA approves first non-insulin drug for treatment of pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes

Chemicals produced by gut microbiome could help identify children at risk of organ failure

Chemicals produced by gut microbiome could help identify children at risk of organ failure

Research aims to use orange peels for improving heart health

Research aims to use orange peels for improving heart health

Stress-induced changes in heart rate may impair auditory perception

Stress-induced changes in heart rate may impair auditory perception

Gut bacteria linked to metabolic changes and autism in new study

Gut bacteria linked to metabolic changes and autism in new study

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