Fun fact: Every day, about 10 percent of the energy in your body is being used to digest food. Take the digestion quiz to learn how much you know about this important bodily function.

What is the digestive system?

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Where does digestion start?

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What are the most common disorders of the digestive system?

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How long does it take for your body to digest food?

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What kind of doctor treats digestive disorders and what do they specialize in?

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what other foods are common causes of gas?

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What is the gut microbiome?

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