Human Digestion Checkpoint Due day 5 week 2 Kayla Ewing

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Human Digestion 1 Human Digestion Kayla Ewing Axia College of University of Phoenix
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Human Digestion 2 What start’s the digestive system is the salivary glands. The glands process the sight and smell of the food. Once the food enters the mouth and is chewed up by the teeth it turns into bolus and then leaves the mouth. The food follows down through the pharynx that allows the food to be swallowed entering the esophagus that is connected to the stomach. When the bolus enters the stomach it is mixed with acids and is then made into chime or liquid like food mass. Depending on the size of the meal ingested is the time it will leave the stomach. This process can take up to six hours. The small intestine then consumes the nutrients from the food. The liver and gallbladder absorbs the fat. Whatever is not absorbed by the small intestine goes
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Unformatted text preview: into the large intestine through the sphincter, which helps keep material re-entering the small intestine. The colon and rectum are parts of the large intestine. They absorb water, vitamins, and minerals. The vitamins and minerals that do not get absorbed by the colon are then turned into waste or feces. The feces is then pushed through the large intestine and out the anus. Human Digestion 3 Sources: Cutter, A. (2002). DIGESTIVE SYSTEM:. Monkeyshines on Health & Science , 13. Retrieved from MasterFILE Premier database. C.S. Delores, J. (n.d). Digestion and Absorption. Nutrition and Well-being A-Z , Retrieved from Gale: Health & Wellness Resource Center--Alternative Health Module database....
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2010 for the course IGH fdchg taught by Professor Nhgbv during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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