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How your digestive system works - Emma Bryce

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Constantly churning inside of you, the digestive system performs a daily marvel: it transforms your food into the vital nutrients that sustain your body and ensure your survival. Emma Bryce traces food’s nine-meter-long, 40-hour journey through the remarkable digestive tract.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Emma Bryce
  • Director Jeremy Jusay
  • Producer Aaron Augenblick
  • Animator Jeremy Jusay
  • Associate Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Content Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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