Enzymes are a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.
What are enzymes?
A food is something that provides nutrients. Nutrients are substances that provide: energy for activity, growth, and all functions of the body such as breathing, digesting food, and keeping warm; materials for the growth and repair of the body, and for keeping the immune system healthy.
We need calcium to make our bones & teeth strong, we need fibre to enable our digestive system to work properly. We need fats for body energy and to support cell growth. They also help protect your organs and help keep your body warm. We need carbohydrates for our cells and your brain is entirely dependent on carbs for energy.
Why do we need calcium, fat, fibre and carbohydrates?
This process is called aerobic respiration, and is the main type of respiration. This reaction for respiration to produce energy takes place in the mitochondria (small objects in the cytoplasm of the cell).
How do cells use food using the Big Idea of Energy?
Faeces is another name for poo and anus is another name for poo. They are scientific terms.
What do faeces and anus mean?
Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals.You need vitamins and minerals help your body grow, develop, and stay healthy. Finally, you water in all its cells, organs, and tissues to help regulate its temperature and maintain other bodily functions
The Big Idea of Particles: after being digested, liquid keeps the food in the small intestine before it is broken down into tiny molecules & absorbed through the walls of the small intestine & large intestine, because they both have very small holes which the particles can just about fit through.