The digestive system is a series of hollow organs
joined in a long, twisting tube. It begins at
the mouth and includes the esophagus, stomach,
liver, pancreas and intestines.
Foods like bread, meat and vegetables are not
in a form that the body can use as nourishment
so they must be changed into smaller molecules
of nutrients before they can be absorbed into
the blood and carried to cells throughout the
body. “Good” digestive
health indicates an ability to process nutrients
through properly functioning gastrointestinal
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Digestive System Illustration
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