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Digestion

Benefits

Energy

Maintain body temperature

Maintain a healthy body

Grow and repair cells and tissues

Nutrients

Carbohydrates

Starch

Sugar

Sucrose. Maltose. Glucose.

Cellulose

Found in

Rice. Bread. Noodles.

Proteins

Amino acids. Found in. Build new cells. Repair worn-out tissues. Make enzymes. Meat. Fish. Eggs.

Fats

Fatty acids. Glycerol. Found in. Provide 2X energy as carbohydrates. Cheese. Butter.

Mouth

Salivary glands. Amylase. Saliva.

Oesophagus

Stomach

Stomach walls. Gastric juice. Proteases. Hydrochloric acid.

Small intestine

Intestinal juice. Pancreatic juice. Bile. Maltase. Proteases. Lipase.

Large intestine

Anus

Pancreas

Pancreatic juice. Amylase. Lipase. Protease.

Liver

Produces. Bile. Breaks fat into smaller oil droplets. Helps lipases in digestion. Emulsification.

Gall Bladder

Storage for bile.

Enzymes

Complex proteins. Break down large food molecules into small molecules. "Lock and Key" hyposthesis. Amylase. Maltase. Protease. Lipase. Speed up rate of chemical reactions. Remain unchanged at the end of chemical reactions. Starch. Maltose. Proteins. Fats. Maltose. Glucose. Amino acids. Fatty acids. Glycerol.