digestive system :
- n the system that makes food absorbable into the body
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- The facts of juicing
Claim: The body absorbs more nutrients from juice. Fact: The theory is that fiber, often filtered out of juice, is too taxing on the digestive system, and that fiber impairs digestion of fruit and vegetable nutrients. The opposite is true.
June 10, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
- Carlsbad toddler is poster child for cystic fibrosis bike ride
A genetic disease that affects both the lungs and digestive system claims lives every day. Cystic fibrosis, also known as 65 Roses, is an inherited disease that affects quality of life. The CF gene mutation is passed to children by their parents. Genes also decide a lot of other body characteristics, including height, hair color and eye color.
June 9, 2013 - Carlsbad Current-Argus
- Gastric bypass hypnosis: Help or hype?
BACKGROUND: Weight-loss surgeries make changes to your digestive system to help you lose weight by limiting how much you can eat or by reducing the absorption of nutrients, or both. They are done when diet and exercise haven't worked or when you have serious health problems because of your weight. (SOURCE: www.mayoclinic.com ) SURGICAL PROCEDURES: Weight loss is usually achieved by reducing ...
June 5, 2013 - WFTV 9 Orlando