Nutrition Essay by The Research Group

An overview of the absorption process for nutrients that takes place in the body.
# 72758 | 678 words | 1 source | APA | 2004 | US

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This paper looks at the absorption of nutrients in the small intestine, and carbohydrate digestion and absorption. The paper also outlines the problems posed by the breakdown of nutrients in the body.

From the Paper:

"The problems posed by nutrients are breaking down the food products which contain them and getting them into the circulation for distribution to the parts of the body where they can be used. Food first enters the mouth where it is broken down by the teeth and partially dissolved by the saliva. It is then passed through the pharynx and down the esophagus to the stomach where digestion begins. The churning actions of the stomach wall break down food particles and hydrochloric acid activates pepsinogen to produce the..."

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Nutrition (2004, December 01) Retrieved March 06, 2021, from

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"Nutrition" 01 December 2004. Web. 06 March. 2021. <>