Gut by Giulia Enders is a thorough introduction to the most recent scientific discoveries and theories about what happens in the human body's digestive system, from ingestion to digestion. Starting with the basic structure of the system, Enders explains the function of each digestive system part, from the lingual tonsils to the glycocalyx, and how each relies on the others. The ways in which these parts can malfunction is also explained with symptoms as well as treatments, both new and old. Disorders, such as acid reflux, carsickness, and bacterial overgrowth - as well as the reasons why their treatments work - are described in detail....
This companion to Gut includes:
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