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Get more out of your vitamin D

If you take a vitamin D pill to meet your requirements for the sunshine vitamin, you'll get more out of it if you eat it with a little fat. Fat stimulates the release of bile into the small intestine, which makes it easier ...

Oct 14, 2015
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In human anatomy, the intestine (or bowel) is the segment of the alimentary canal extending from the pyloric sphincter of the stomach to the anus and, in humans and other mammals, consists of two segments, the small intestine and the large intestine. In humans, the small intestine is further subdivided into the duodenum, jejunum and ileum while the large intestine is subdivided into the cecum and colon.

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