How does junk food affect digestion?

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Eva B. Cwynar, MD
Internal Medicine
When we consume artificial substances -- what we all know as junk food -- it tends to just lie there in your stomach. We are not genetically programmed to easily digest this kind of food. It then places a significant burden on the digestive system. Bowel transit time is greatly reduced. Your gut becomes a breeding ground for "bad" bacteria, food allergies and sensitivities, and inflammation.
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