The Digestive System | Food As Medicine

Welcome to the Digestive System, from the Food As Medicine program

This class provides a detailed review of the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system, including clinical insights on digestion and absorption, and a review of gastrointestinal microbiome. Sections covered in this lesson include:

• histology and structure of the digestive tract
• mouth, salivary glands, tongue and teeth
• pharynx and esophagus
• stomach and gastric digestion
• pancreas
• liver and gall bladder
• small intestine and absorption
• colon

To access the lesson, click on the circle next to the lesson name. This will take you to the lesson page, which contains the video for this class. If you click on the “Materials” tab next to “Lesson”, you will find a PDF of the lesson, and an audio recording. Once you have reviewed the lesson and are ready, please challenge the quiz. Upon the successful completion of this class, you will be issued a certificate of completion equal to 3.5 hours of continuing education credits.

Please begin whenever you are ready, and should you encounter any difficulty, please send an email to

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate