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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.
Prozac, Xenical and Meridia may help type 2 diabetes patients lose weight

Prozac, Xenical and Meridia may help type 2 diabetes patients lose weight

Eye thermal radiation can indicate a disease even before clinical signs appear

Eye thermal radiation can indicate a disease even before clinical signs appear

Plant protein mimics hormone that mitigates diabetes and obesity

Plant protein mimics hormone that mitigates diabetes and obesity

Ubiquitination protects against improper Notch signaling

Ubiquitination protects against improper Notch signaling

Transport route explain why peanuts are one of the most allergenic foods

Transport route explain why peanuts are one of the most allergenic foods

World’s strongest acid may have a role in synthesizing pharmaceuticals

World’s strongest acid may have a role in synthesizing pharmaceuticals

Researchers find that berries inhibit growth of harmful intestinal bacteria

Researchers find that berries inhibit growth of harmful intestinal bacteria

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Statistics reveal that there are now 1.8 million people with diabetes in the UK

Statistics reveal that there are now 1.8 million people with diabetes in the UK

Industry briefing on food allergy

Industry briefing on food allergy

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

Research shows specific damage to nervous system in veterans with Gulf War syndrome

Research shows specific damage to nervous system in veterans with Gulf War syndrome

Researchers unravel genetic makeup of ticks to tackle disease

Researchers unravel genetic makeup of ticks to tackle disease

Effect of prebiotic and probiotic foods on health

Effect of prebiotic and probiotic foods on health

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

Automated science speeds solution of Human Genome data

Automated science speeds solution of Human Genome data

Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response  from fruit

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response from fruit

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

Scientists have developed a better form of omega-3 fish oil

Scientists have developed a better form of omega-3 fish oil