Nutrition: Digestive System Quiz I

Why is digestion important?

12 Foods That Contain Natural Digestive Enzymes
Fats and oils are turned into fatty acids and glycerol, needed to insulate our bodies and make cell membranes. Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach and Autonomic Nervous System Controls In this lesson, you will learn how the unique anatomy of the stomach - including rugae, gastric pits and gastric glands - makes it a perfect organ for digestion. The rectum is the end of the large intestine. Prepaid cards not accepted. If the body is unable to make enough digestive enzymes, food molecules cannot be digested properly. Each video is accompanied by a full written transcript, which can be used for a text-based learning option. The lower gastrointestinal tract is the part of the digestive system that is responsible for the last part of food digestion and the expulsion of waste from the body.

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