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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 with Down syndrome are living longer, but the health system still treats many as kids

People with Down syndrome are living longer, but the health system still treats many as kids

The rate of older Californians dying of malnutrition has accelerated

The rate of older Californians dying of malnutrition has accelerated

Antioxidant-rich phenolic compounds: A key to disease prevention, gut health, and brain homeostasis

Antioxidant-rich phenolic compounds: A key to disease prevention, gut health, and brain homeostasis

Study suggests potential therapeutic targets for COVID-19-related neurological pathologies

Study suggests potential therapeutic targets for COVID-19-related neurological pathologies

Interplay between Western diet, gut microbiota, and cancer development

Interplay between Western diet, gut microbiota, and cancer development

What effect do nuts have on gastrointestinal health?

What effect do nuts have on gastrointestinal health?

Green macroalgae Ulva: Future superfood?

Green macroalgae Ulva: Future superfood?

Consumption of dried fruits associated with higher-quality diets

Consumption of dried fruits associated with higher-quality diets

An apple a day keeps the doctor away: polyphenol-enriched apples alter immune cell gene expression and fecal microbiota composition

An apple a day keeps the doctor away: polyphenol-enriched apples alter immune cell gene expression and fecal microbiota composition

Microbes living in the human body may be acting as a reservoir for antibiotic resistance

Microbes living in the human body may be acting as a reservoir for antibiotic resistance

High consumption of ultra-processed food associated with increased body fat, particularly in the abdomen

High consumption of ultra-processed food associated with increased body fat, particularly in the abdomen

Study examines role of exercise on gut microbiome in middle-aged adults

Study examines role of exercise on gut microbiome in middle-aged adults

Understanding the structure of CFTR could help design more effective therapies for cystic fibrosis

Understanding the structure of CFTR could help design more effective therapies for cystic fibrosis

Gut microbiomes and mental health: how do they interact?

Gut microbiomes and mental health: how do they interact?

Structure of cellular shredders varies according to cell type, study shows

Structure of cellular shredders varies according to cell type, study shows

Diagnosis and treatment of food allergies using a molecular approach

Diagnosis and treatment of food allergies using a molecular approach

The relationship between intestinal microbiome dysbiosis and atherosclerosis

The relationship between intestinal microbiome dysbiosis and atherosclerosis

Age and sex determine the effects of microbiota on mice's metabolome

Age and sex determine the effects of microbiota on mice's metabolome

How does the gut microbiome affect muscle strength?

How does the gut microbiome affect muscle strength?

Long-term antibiotic therapy for adolescent acne can affect liver metabolism and promote adiposity

Long-term antibiotic therapy for adolescent acne can affect liver metabolism and promote adiposity

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