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Digestive System

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What does the digestive system do? Changes food into a form the body can use
What is saliva? the fluid that makes chewed food wet and begins the digestion process
Where do the muscles in the esophagus push food to? stomach
What is the small intestine? (2) The organ of the digestive system in which most digestion takes place and nutrients enter the blood strain through the small intestine
What does the esophagus do? It is a tube that carries chewed food from the mouth to the stomach
What does the large intestine do? Stores digestive food and removes water and stores waste material
What is an enzyme? A chemical that helps the digestive system change food into a form the body can use
Give the order of digestion. Mouth…esophagus…stomach…small intestine…large intestine
Where does the body gets most of its energy from? carbohydrates & fats
Why does the body need calcium? to grow strong bones and teeth
Why is it important to eat food from each food group everyday? Eating foods from all six food groups helps you get a balanced diet. A balanced diet helps you get all the different nutrients your body needs.
This fluid is needed to begin the digestion process? Saliva?
What fluid makes chewed food wet? Saliva?
Where does the stomach get its food from? The esophagus
Nutrients enter the blood strain through the ___________ Small intestine
Which organ of the digestive system is where which most digestion takes place? Small intestine
This tube carries chewed food from the mouth to the stomach Esophagus
This part of the digestive system stores digestive food and removes water? Large intestine
This part of the digestive system stores waste material? Large intestine
This chemical helps the digestive system change food into a form the body can use? Enzyme
What do carbohydrates & fats do? Give the body energy
To grow strong bones and teeth, you need ____? Calcium
Created by: Twalkowiak