The stomach is a muscular sac that is important for absorbing food and preparing food for further digestion.
The Bland Diet is a type of diet designed to minimize irritation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is implemented for people who are suffering from conditions such as peptic ulcers and dyspepsia. The diet encourages intake of food that is easy to digest and tender. Fried foods and highly-seasoned foods are canceled from this diet. Dairy products, tender meats, fresh fruit juices form the bulk of this diet.