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How does digestion work?

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Digestion is the process of breaking down food into small, soluble pieces that can be absorbed by the body and taken to areas where they are most useful. In this lesson, learn the mechanical and chemical nuts and bolts of digestion, and start to understand just what happens to that piece of chocolate cake you ate for dessert!

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