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  1. rectal bleeding and passing of mucus are refer to GP situations, unhealthy levels of stress affect digestion and absorption, acute conditions are contra-indicated
  2. digested food moves from intestine into blood or lymph through walls of villi, mostly occurs in the small intestine and from there it goes to the liver
  3. major role in maintaing homeostasis, it gets rid of toxins, regulates blood sugar levels and produces bile

2 True/False questions

  1. digestion (5)mechanical (chewing, swallowing and peristalsis ie. breaks down food and moves it along digestive tract), chemical (enzyme action, reduces large molecules to smaller ones for absorption through organ wall for transportation to cells), protein (happens in stomach and then in small intestine), carbohydrate (happens in mouth then stomach then mainly in small intestine), fat (bile emulsifies fats, no enzymes are involved unlike every other digestion)

          

  2. functions (4)ingestion (eating), transportation (peristalsis, food in and waste out), digestion and absorption (physical and chemical breakdown and absorption of food), excretion/defaecation (eliminates solid and other wastes ie. remains after digestion)

          

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