digestive juices


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digestive juices

pl n
(Physiology) fluids secreted in the stomach or intestines that assist in the digestion of food
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Actually was he hungry when he had megapode eggs, and the well-nigh dried founts of saliva and of internal digestive juices were stimulated to flow again at contemplation of a megapode egg prepared for the eating.
Surgeons told him he had a tumour on the pancreas, a six inch organ which produces digestive juices to break down food.
Sitting down to eat and chewing food properly will stimulate the digestive juices, making sure she gets the maximum goodness from what she eats.
Specialist registrar Dr Andrew Stearman, of Poole General Hospital, Dorset, said: "The bio chemical make-up of hair makes it impossible for digestive juices in the stomach to break it down.
In Ayurveda medicine, the balance between sweet and sour tastes in the fleshy fruit is said to bring about a sense of heaviness, while stimulating the important flow of agni - or digestive juices.
Probiotic ingredients stimulate natural digestive juices and enzymes in the body to ensure proper functioning of the digestive system, and the products can be administered through meals or in the form of dietary supplements.
Here, chyme mixes with digestive juices from your pancreas, liver and gallbladder to digest protein and fats.
Calcium carbonate relies on stomach acids to be absorbed so best to take it with meals when digestive juices are churning.
Cystic fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat and digestive juices.
It combats pain and swelling, boosts digestive juices and neutralises stomach acids.
The lemon juice will stimulate your digestive juices and alkalise the body.
A squeeze of lemon can even be added to plain water to stimulate the stomach's digestive juices, increase hydrochloric acid, assist the digestion, break down food, improve nutrient absorption (iron, calcium-), and prevent urinary tract infections (UTI).