Thursday, November 17, 2011

Know your body

http://nutritionize.net/

Liver
Major filtering system and produces bile (important in digesting fats and neutralizing acid)

Spleen
Breaks down old blood cells and stores blood and assists in new blood production

Gall bladder
The livers helper by storing the bile

Stomach
Acidic environment which breaks down food to be processed by intestines

Intestines (aka gut)
Extract usable nutrients from food (very important for these to be healthy)

Lungs
Oxygenate the air and filter out environmental contaminants

Kidney
Filtering system and maintains electrolyte balance

Pancreas
Helps the body run smooth by producing hormones and enzymes

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