The Digestive System
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Forget the technical stuff: Perhaps you’re just curious about what happens to your food once you swallow it. Or what’s causing your indigestion. Use the sites below to get information on digestive system basics.
- Some sites rely primarily on images to impart information; others are mainly text. Depending on how your brain processes information, you probably prefer one approach over the other. Our descriptions of the sites below include mention of how each site is designed.
Parents and teachers looking for information on the digestive system for kids will find plenty of tips and ideas at the sites recommended below.
Get more in-depth coverage of the digestive system with these advanced digestive system resources.
- To assess the credibility of a site, check its source. Sites created by doctors and those affiliated with hospitals, universities and government agencies can usually be relied upon for accurate information.