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The Inside Tract

Little Known Facts about Your Stomach

It only takes 2 -3 seconds for food to reach your stomach.

Digestion starts in the stomach, but it mixes with the digestives juices in the small intestine. There the nutrients are absorbed and the waste goes to the colon.

Your stomach is the size of your fist. Do you know what other organ is also the same size as your fist? That’s right, the heart. So let’s take care of both.

Another reason to stay away from carbonated drinks is they can cause ulcers. Also long time use of aspirin and ibuprofen may lead to stomach ulcers (H-pylori).