Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System

Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System

Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System The primary purpose of the gastrointestinal tract is to break food down into nutrients, which can be absorbed into the body to provide energy. Food must be ingested into the mouth to be mechanically processed and moistened. Secondly, digestion occurs mainly in the stomach and small intestine where … Read moreDisorders and Diseases of the Digestive System