Chapter 21 The Path of Food

Chapter 21 The Path of Food - 1 The Path of Food- Human...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 The Path of Food- Human Nutrition Your Digestive System Diet 2 HE RB IVOR E Ve gies You r dee r's nam e her e:__ ___ ___ _ CA RN IVOR E Me at eat ting You r dog 's nam e her e:__ ___ ___ __ OM N IVOR E Bo th Me at and Ve gies You r Na me her e:__ ___ ___ ___ _ HE TER OT RO PH 3 Meat Eater Vs. Vegetarian Carnivorous teeth are made for tearing flesh Herbivorous teeth are made for grinding plants What type of teeth do we have? Carnivores have short gastrointestinal tracts Herbivores have long intestinal tracts What length is our intestines? 4 Digestion vs. Absorption Digestion Happens inside the GI tract Food breakdown Absorption Happens outside the GI tract Absorption of nutrients into the blood 5 Your digestive System (GI- Gastrointestinal tract) 1. Mouth 2. Esophagus 3. Stomach 4. Small intestine Duodenum (dew-wa-da-numb) then jejunum (ja-ju- numb) then ileum (ill-e-um) 5. Large intestine (Colon) Ascending then transverse then descending Rectum then Anus 6...
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