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About Digestive System

From the moment the body takes a bite of food, the digestive system starts its work. The mouth, stomach, and intestines work together to break down food into more usable forms, aided by chemicals called enzymes that are produced and stored in the liver, pancreas, and gall bladder. Once nutrients have been extracted from food, the remaining waste is passed to the colon to be released. Constipation, whether caused by toilet training, a change from liquid to solid foods, or a change in routine, is a frequent problem for younger children. However, when working properly, the digestive system provides children with fuel for energy and the materials they need to grow.

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RELATED RESEARCH AREAS:
  Reflux, Constipation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Other Digestive System, Celiac Disease

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