The Digestive Process

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This is where you put food or drink into your mouth


After you've ingested something, you need to digest it. Digestion is the break-down of large, insoluble molecules into smaller, soluble molecules. Your body has mechanical and chemical ways to break down food. 

Mechanical- teeth and stomach muscles

Chemical- enzymes and bile


Absoprtion is the process of moving molecules through the walls of the intestine and into the blood. Digested food molecules are absorbed into the small intestine- water is mainly absorbed into the large intestine


When digested molecules have been absorbed, they're moved into body cells…


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