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I have a question about the mechanics of digesting food. Would that be on topic here? I'm thinking no, am I right?

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Not unless there's some subtle or tenuous connection to the cooking process that I'm not anticipating.

We do seem to have a biology site on the network now; if your question is at a reasonably technical research-ish level then you could try asking there, although I suspect, like most of the other science sites, that it'd get closed if it's deemed overly simplistic or if you're looking for somebody to break a complex subject down into layman's terms.

  • The only tenuous connection to cooking is that I'm trying to figure out how small to chop food for an eater with few/no teeth from a perspective of maximizing digestion rather than from the avoiding choking perspective. I think that's a too-tenuous connection. Just wanted to check. – justkt Feb 19 '13 at 18:23
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    @justkt: I assume we're talking about a baby? What about Parenting? – Aaronut Feb 20 '13 at 1:39
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I believe you are correct, that would be a medical question.

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