The digestive system is a group of organs that work together to feed the entire body by converting food into energy and basic nutrients. Food is ingested through the mouth; passed through the esophagus into the stomach; and filtered through the small intestine, pancreas and liver. Based on its particular function, each organ contributes in different ways to turn the food we eat into the nutrients we need.
A recent study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting on vitamin supplements and their role in the increased risk of cancer and heart disease has raised concerns. Although the [...]