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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.
People who eat red meat have high levels of chemical associated with heart disease, study finds

People who eat red meat have high levels of chemical associated with heart disease, study finds

Researchers develop new technique to accurately isolate phloem cells across plants

Researchers develop new technique to accurately isolate phloem cells across plants

Aurora Biomed organizes 2018 Shunde Biomedical Industry Investment Promotion Conference

Aurora Biomed organizes 2018 Shunde Biomedical Industry Investment Promotion Conference

Insights from the Shunde Biomedical Industry Investment Promotion Conference

Insights from the Shunde Biomedical Industry Investment Promotion Conference

Researchers characterize new animal model that mimics aspects of AMD

Researchers characterize new animal model that mimics aspects of AMD

Gut protein mutations protect against spikes in blood glucose levels

Gut protein mutations protect against spikes in blood glucose levels

Live probiotics can change existing gut flora and alter immune response

Live probiotics can change existing gut flora and alter immune response

By-product of berry juice production could lower cancer risk

By-product of berry juice production could lower cancer risk

Researchers compare stools of breastfed and formula-fed infants

Researchers compare stools of breastfed and formula-fed infants

Migration affects gut microbiota which in turn affects health find researchers

Migration affects gut microbiota which in turn affects health find researchers

Researchers deconstruct royal jelly that determines honeybee hierarchy

Researchers deconstruct royal jelly that determines honeybee hierarchy

At-home biofeedback therapy effective in relieving difficult-to-treat constipation

At-home biofeedback therapy effective in relieving difficult-to-treat constipation

People with more copies of AMY1 gene digest starchy carbohydrates faster

People with more copies of AMY1 gene digest starchy carbohydrates faster

Autonomic nervous system directly controls stem cell proliferation, study shows

Autonomic nervous system directly controls stem cell proliferation, study shows

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria

Novel therapy technique double rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients

Novel therapy technique double rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients

Genomic ‘islands’ evolved from viruses can be converted into ‘anti-bacterial drones’

Genomic ‘islands’ evolved from viruses can be converted into ‘anti-bacterial drones’

Young children's oral microbiota could serve as early indicator for obesity

Young children's oral microbiota could serve as early indicator for obesity

Targeted Lung Denervation procedure significantly reduces COPD problems

Targeted Lung Denervation procedure significantly reduces COPD problems

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease