digestive digestive  /daɪ ˈdʒɛ stɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any substance that promotes digestion
  2. (adj) relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion

Usage(s):

  1. He has had to turn down several requests from science museums that just don't get it: Cloaca isn't meant as a didactic take on the human digestive tract.
  2. Pancreatic cancer could also cause protein loss during the digestive process, Lustig says, which would suggest a recurrence of the malignant tumor that Jobs battled 2004.
  3. Some people with a history of digestive-tract problems, such as Crohn's disease, swear by the curative powers of unpasteurized milk.

News

  1. ReNew Life Launches Daily Liver Support™—a Triple-Action, Daily Supplement for Optimal Liver Support

    ReNew Life Formulas, named America’s #1 Digestive Care and Cleansing Company by SPINS, adds Daily Liver Support to its award-winning line of natural digestive supplements. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824019.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. California Prunes Benefit Digestive Health Says European Food Standards Agency

    LONDON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating prunes is officially beneficial for digestive health confirms the EU Commission in a final authorisation ruling today [ 1 ] . Prunes are now the only natural, ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ultimate Digestive Health Review Released by OverallHealth.org – Internal Cleansing for Fat Burning and Energy ...

    Ultimate Digestive Health is a complete, easy-to-use, 30-day program for internally cleansing and detoxifying the body, with benefits ranging from weight loss, energy gains, and better sleep. OverallHealth.org releases a product review. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/overallhealth610/ultimatedigestivehealth/prweb10820435.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I had been having some digestive trouble, mostly acid reflux and a kind of bloated feeling, for a few weeks," Swayze said in the book. "I've had a sensitive stomach my whole life, so I hadn't thought much of it, but lately I just couldn't...
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Patrick Swayze Source: msnbc.com

  2. "If you inhibit this clearance mechanism with drugs that block the digestive enzymes, you can produce similar types of manifestations," Nixon said.
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Richard Nixon Source: Malaya

  3. "Digestive problems are important and surprisingly common but we don't discuss them. Whereas we routinely talk about other uncomfortable topics, such as erectile dysfunction, digestive health is not being addressed -- and it's time to change...
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Jamie Lee Curtis Source: StreetInsider.com (subscription)

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