Posts Tagged ‘large intestine’

  • gastrointestinal health

    What is the Colon?

    Posted on March 05,2013

    What does the colon do? What do we even have a colon? Well first of all, the colon is the largest and most important part of the large intestine. Overall, the large intestine is made up of four parts: Cecum Colon Rectum Anal canal The main job of the colon is to absorb water and […]

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  • Digestive System

    Gut Flora

    Posted on March 01,2013

    Did you know that there are trillions of microorganisms living inside your intestines? Actually there are 100 trillion bacteria and other organisms living inside your large intestine. Think about it. The human body is made up on only 10 trillion cells. Some have even called this collection of microorganisms the “forgotten organ,” but most scientists […]

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