Digestive Enzymes

Digestive Enzymes - (eg. In meat, nuts) (the body can...

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Our food is made up of: Carbohydrates: Bread, Pasta, Potato Protein: Meat, Nuts, Lentils Fats: Butter, Milk Our body needs to digest them – turn them into a form that can be absorbed into the blood and used by cells. Enzymes make this possible.
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Look closely at the 3 digestion equations: Enzymes that work on carbohydrates: Amylase + Starch Maltose Enzyme (in pasta, bread (a form of sugar that can be (in saliva) carbohydrate) absorbed by the body )
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Enzymes that work on Proteins: Protease + Proteins Amino Acids Enzyme
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Unformatted text preview: (eg. In meat, nuts) (the body can absorb (in stomach) them and use them) Enzymes that work on Fats: Lipase enzyme + Fats Fatty Acids + Glycerol (secreted by pancreas) (Butter, Milk) (can be absorbed into body) Enzyme action animation This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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