Digestion

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What Causes Large Stools?

According to the Bristol Stool Chart, the ideal type of stools would be the type 4 and type 5. Type 4 is the sausage and […]

What are the Components of Human Stool?

Elimination of wastes is an intrinsic part of the digestive process. The health of the digestive system and overall health is indicated by a normal […]

The Bristol Stool Chart Explained

It is true that your toilet bowl could say a lot about you. The color, texture, size, shape and form of your stools reflect your […]

What are the top 5 Dos and Donts in Gastritis?

Gastritis is a condition characterized by the inflammation and sometimes infection in the protective lining of the stomach. Due to certain hypersensitivities to food, bacterial […]

Mechanical Digestion and Chemical Digestion – The Difference

Mechanical digestion and chemical digestion are processes of the digestive system that enable the digestion, absorption and the excretion of the ingested food. Starting from […]

Clear Mucus in Stool

Presence of clear mucus in stool could imply that something is wrong with the digestive system. Stools do contain small quantities of mucus. But sometimes, […]

Burping a Lot

Burping, clinically called eructation   is a very commonly occurring phenomenon. While burping occasionally is not an issue, burping a lot after eating is a […]

Foods that Cause Gas and Bloating

Foods that make you feel bloated are those that cause gas or it can be those foods that takes heel lot of time to digest. […]

Symptoms of Dehydration in Women

Dehydration is a disorder of the Gastro-Intestinal tract where there is loss of body fluids especially, the water and electrolytes as they are lost from […]

Full Feeling in Stomach

Fullness in stomach might be caused due to several reasons like indigestion, gastritis, overeating, acid reflux disease, pregnancy, and constipation. Full feeling in stomach is […]

Mechanical Digestion in the Mouth

Digestive system performs many important biological functions and is a complex process. Mechanical digestion is something that starts in the mouth and is the first […]

Increase Basal Metabolic Rate

To increase the basal metabolic rate, it is important to know about the various causes of a low metabolic rate. Identifying and improving these causes […]

Organs of the Digestive System

The organs of the digestive system aim at breaking down the complex foods into simple nutritional forms that can be absorbed by human body. Several […]

Amylase Levels in Blood – How does it Help in Digestion

Amylase is a very important enzyme in digestion process. It breaks down the complex carbohydrate and starch substances in the food to simpler substances. These […]

Sleepy after Eating

Feeling sleepy after eating is quite usual and many of us experience it often. We feel drowsy and tend to sleep after a heavy lunch. […]