Mary Roach “Gulp”

April 24th, 2013

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What, exactly, happens to the food we eat, after we’ve eaten it?

As any school child can tell you, it goes into our stomach where it gets digested.

But, how, exactly, does that happen? And what if something goes wrong? And why doesn’t your stomach digest itsefl? And why don’t we like to eat the same things animals eat? And …….

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Well, clearly, once you get started, there are a thousand questions.

And now, with a thousand answers, Mary Roach, whose new book “Gulp” is an adventure down the alimentary canal.


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