Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 4 – The Small Intestine

We have worked our way through the first few parts of the north to south digestive process discussing the brain, mouth, stomach and the accessory organs (liver, gallbladder and pancreas) in parts 1, 2 & 3 in this series. This leads us to Part 4 where we will discuss my favorite organ, the small intestine! … Continue reading Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 4 – The Small Intestine

Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 3 – The Pancreas, Gallbladder and Liver

In post number 3 in this series, we are discussing the accessory organs involved in digestion. Although these three organs, the pancreas, liver and gallbladder do not form part of the actual digestive tract (the alimentary canal) they are nonetheless very important in the digestive process. The pancreas, gallbladder and liver are all affected by … Continue reading Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 3 – The Pancreas, Gallbladder and Liver

Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 2 – The Stomach

As we continue our discussion of the process of digestion, after the brain and mouth we move farther south to the stomach. As you will find through this blog post series, as we move farther south, the problems that can occur are often attributable to things going wrong further north in the process. When working … Continue reading Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 2 – The Stomach

Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 1 – The Brain and the Mouth

As is so common with many who enter the fascinating world of nutrition, my own journey began when I was trying to work through some of my own health issues (namely psoriasis and infertility). Exploring the inner workings of my own body ignited a fire and an interest in the subject of nutrition that just continues to … Continue reading Basics of Digestion: What could go wrong? Part 1 – The Brain and the Mouth