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What part of your body absorbs nutrition?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Intestines

your small intestines absorbs your nutrition.
Different areas of the intestines absorb different nutrients. For example, iron is absorbed early in the small intestines and B12 is absorbed at the end of the intestines. The small intestines absorbs most of the protein, carbohydrates and fast in the diet with the help of digestive enzymes that are released early on in the small intestine

In brief: Intestines

your small intestines absorbs your nutrition.
Different areas of the intestines absorb different nutrients. For example, iron is absorbed early in the small intestines and B12 is absorbed at the end of the intestines. The small intestines absorbs most of the protein, carbohydrates and fast in the diet with the help of digestive enzymes that are released early on in the small intestine
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Mostly small

Nutrition can be absorbed in all parts of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to rectum, but most of the nutrition is absorbed in small intestine. Skin makes vitamin d on exposure to sunlight.

In brief: Mostly small

Nutrition can be absorbed in all parts of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to rectum, but most of the nutrition is absorbed in small intestine. Skin makes vitamin d on exposure to sunlight.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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