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Is breaking down of alcohol part of assimilation?

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Is breaking down of alcohol part of assimilation?

Postby xushuhan » Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:00 pm

I understand that assimilation is the utilization by a living organism of absorbed food materials in the processes of growth, reproduction, or repair. However, I am not sure whether or not the breaking down of alcohol in liver is part of assimilation. Your answers are greatly appreciated.
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Postby mith » Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:50 pm

alcohol contains calories.
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