the connection between chewing and proper digestion

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Chewing and Proper Digestion

October 1, 2017
A picture of a woman biting into an orange slice with the blog post title "Chewing and proper digestion"

Did you know that digestion actually begins with your mouth? We always think of biting and chewing, but without chewing our food fully, your body will not digest your food completely. When you take a bite of food and begin to chew, digestive enzymes are released into the saliva which begins to break down the food you are eating. Thoroughly chewing your food also allows the release of…