interesting facts about our digestive system

Some interesting facts about the digestive system:

1 During his life, the average person eats about -30 000 pounds of food, the equivalent weight of six elephants.

2 mouth produces 1 liter per day of saliva.

3 If you need to start button my pants after a big meal the stomach is capable of guilt swell to 20 times its original size.

4 pad the stomach itself must re new cells every two weeks otherwise gastric juices digest it completely.

5 average fart is composed of 59% nitrogen, 21% hydrogen, 9% carbon dioxide, 7% methane and 4% oxygen. Swelling stinking ingredient is hydrogen sulphide. A diet rich in sulfur such as dairy products, eggs, cabbage and beans will result in swelling the cost of a strong smell.

6 Most people emit about 14 times swelling are about half a liter a day of gas, contrary to myth, women do not release less gas than men (they just hide it better).
Fart temperature reaches 37 ° C and a speed of 3 meters per second are a little more than 10 miles per hour.
Laughter is good for health 7. Studies in recent years show that laughter reduces stress hormones (stress) and strengthen the SW vaccine.

6-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day, while adults laugh at the 15
50 times a day.

The digestive system is Responsible for digestion and absorption of food and nutrients liquidation in order to absorb nutrients into the bloodstream and remove body parts that you can not digest food.

Ongoing digestive system from the mouth to the anus and the average length is 9 feet when the length of the small intestine is 6.5 meters on average and 1.5 meters colon.

Any element of the intestinal tract and other organs participating digestion problems can occur that will cause difficulty with digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Digestive process starts even before the entry of food here. And so by the smell of food, sense of smell is the most direct sense, and he goes directly from the nose to the brain.
It makes the secretion of saliva and gastric acid secretion. Prepares the stomach to receive food. It is therefore important to smell the food and Slaucl will smell good, and nothing stimulates us to eat and digest system.

Introducing the mouth and chewing food well and his thorough we begin dismantling operation has been the food into smaller particles and saliva previously provided can wrap the food. In salivary enzymes and antibodies are proteins decompose sugar crisp, remove bacteria and prevent tooth decay (just based on the commercials of Orbit gum apparently considered good for two).
The tongue has taste buds are nerve endings which we feel the taste of the food.
According to Chinese medicine, there are five reasons:
1 2 sour bitter sweet 3 4 5 salty spicy.

When it is important that a person eats diets all five flavors. According to Chinese medicine can treat problems of the body through the flavors.
For example, women in early pregnancy usually want to pickle foods. Sour related liver is the organ most affected in all those hormones of pregnancy and beginning of Chinese medicine by bringing the blood from the uterus.
Constricted sour taste and helps in digestion and assimilation of minerals and therefore better to stop the vomiting.

Tip: During the beginning of the pregnancy is recommended to cook dried tangerine peel in warm water or fresh drinking water. Sour taste Mr. Fantastic pregnancy morning sickness.

The food goes down the throat through the esophagus and reach the stomach.
Stomach generates three materials:

1 HCL hydrochloric acid acid creates an acidic atmosphere of pH2.5.

Role of acid protect against bacteria that enter through food and air to help beginning degradation of proteins and absorption of zinc, calcium and magnesium are essential for building bones and 12 B is essential to the nervous system and build the blood.
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2 pepsin an enzyme that breaks down proteins.

3 Gestrine Similar to Gel Protection material – protects the stomach and intestinal organs. If not for this gel stomach was digesting itself in no time.

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