Our digestive systems are in charge of breaking down food into its basic components, which are then absorbed into the blood and transported throughout the entire body. Food is the main source of energy that enables our bodies to form tissues and perform all vital functions. Our food becomes us, so we literally are what we eat.
Your digestive tract is very long, and it takes a long time for the food to travel through your entire system. For an average male, that journey takes about 55 hours, and for an average female, it’s about 72. Read more