Getting food, preparing it and eating it is an important part of our lives.
Barbequed, fried, grilled, steamed, boiled, roasted, baked…
Humans cook food in all sorts of ways.
It takes from 1 to 3 days for a meal to pass through your digestive system.
A lot happens to it on the way.
Digestion starts even before you swallow.
An enzyme in saliva breaks down insoluble starch into soluble sugar.
We need vitamins and minerals to be healthy.
Our bodies can’t make these. We can only get them from our diet.