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To break down food, absorb useful components, eliminate waste
What are the 3 main functions of the digestive system?
mechanical is chewing and churning but chemical digestion is with enzymes and acids
What is the difference between chemical digestion and mechanical digestion?
An enzyme is a type of substance that the body uses to break down food
What is an Enzyme?
no
Is bile an enzyme?
energy, growth
2 main reasons we need food
sugar
Where are simple carbohydrates found?
Starch not sugar
Does iodine detect the presence of starch not sugar or sugar not starch?
when the esophagus is pushing food down using esophagus
What is peristalsis?