So ready for part 2 of digestion?  From the mouth to the stomach… Once food is broken down and mixed with saliva in the mouth, it travels down the esophagus and into the stomach. Food can stay in the stomach for anywhere from 2-4 hours depending on the amount of fat or fibre in the…

When thinking about digestion it’s easy make a beeline straight for the stomach, skipping the mouth. And while we know the brain plays a role even before food hits our tongue, as the sights, smells and even thoughts of food get our digestive juices and hormones flowing, physical and chemical digestion begins in the yapper….

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