When the food mixture (chyme) from your small intestine gets to your large intestine, there are hardly any nutrients left. The large intestine still has a very important job to do though – it takes water from the chyme and returns it to your body. As your body takes back water, it just leaves waste products behind. These become dryer and harder so it is easier for your body to get rid of them! What else does your large intestine do?
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