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The Stomach’s Role in Digestion

The stomach is a muscular sac which is located in the upper abdomen between our esophagus and our small intestine. The glands in the stomach lining produce stomach acid and pepsin. One of the main digestive enzymes, pepsin helps digest the proteins in food. It-breaks down proteins into smaller peptides.

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Digestion of Lipids (Fats)

Digestion of Lipids (Fats)   The food containing fats essentially follow the same pathway as carbohydrate foods. As fat containing food travels through the digestive tract, its digestion takes place in different locations, with chemical digestion primarily beginning in the stomach.. Step by step fat metabolism >> Read

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Some Interesting Things to Know About Our Body

Some Interesting Things to Know About Our Body   Approximately 50,000 cells in our body die and are replaced with new cells during the time it takes you to read this sentence. Our Skin The skin is the body’s largest organ. Every square inch of our skin

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