Bacteria in your GI tract, also called gut flora or microbiome, help with digestion. But it's still in your stomach — sort of like a science experiment that happens all the time! Among other functions, the oblong pancreas secretes enzymes into the small intestine. The enzymes and acid in the stomach continue chemical digestion, but the bulk of chemical digestion takes place in the small intestine thanks to the action of the pancreas. This can cause vitamin deficiencies due to the improper absorption of nutrients in the small intestine. These are idiopathic disorders that the Rome process has helped to define. A number of problems including malnutrition and anemia can arise from malabsorption , the abnormal absorption of nutrients in the GI tract.
Digestive System Anatomy
Woman Smiling and Holding a Supplement I managed to find several research studies on Garcinia Cambogia, in both animals and humans. According to some studies in rats, it can inhibit a fat producing enzyme called Citrate Lyase, making it more difficult for the body to produce fat out of carbohydrates (1).
Other rat studies show increased levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin.