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what are the first nutrients absorbed in the lymths

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience Psychiatry
Water: It seems as though you may be dehydrated. If drinking fluids does not improve your symptoms, you should probably go for a physical exam to rule out ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A few causes.: Most nutrient are not absorbed in the stomach, that is the job of the small intestine. Many diseases cause malnutrition by disturbing small intestine ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Digestion: Absorption of nutrients in the GI tract is complex. There are many enzymes and proteins that allow the body to break large products into small enough ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit E,EFA's,sterols&: Argan oils contains many nutrients. It is rich in Vit E and Omega 3, 6 & 9 fatty acids as well as squalene, phytosterols & polyphenols. See h ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Your: Body absorbs what it needs and gets rid of what if doesn't need so your body is doing what it is supposed to do. So it is absorbing what it needs
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Semen does not: Have any spectacular nutritonal qualities.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Proteins rich diet: Proteins are needed for almost any hting for hte body.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not quite sure: Nutrient imbalance is a very vague, non medical term. Different people imply different notions. Say, fat malabsorption due to pancreatitis (chronic) m ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many good nutrients: Okra has many vitamins and minerals, esp. B6, folate, vit A and C, calcium and magnesium. It is also a source of protein and fiber. Okra lowers chol ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Nutrients: This is hard to answer in 400 words, but basically foods are broken down by enzymes in the Gastrointestinal tract, then absorbed through the lining, d ... Read More

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