The Journey of Food
Updated: 11/28/2019
The Journey of Food

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  • Hi , my name is Apple. And I will tell you about my journey inside the human body. When I'm eaten.
  • This process called ingestion or feeding. Which means the food is taken into the body.
  • Hi, my name is Salivary Amilase. And I helps to digest starch into maltose. And my origin is from Salivary Glands
  • Hi, my name is teeth and I helps to break down large pieces of food into smaller pieces
  • Oesophagus
  • After the food chewed in mouth, the food will travel into a narrow,muscular tube, where pushes and propels the food along it into stomach
  • The push and propel actions is called Peristaltis Movement
  • The food will travel in the form of ball called Bolus
  • Hi, my name is Hydrochloric Acid. My function is to stop the action of Salivary Amilase, kills harmful bacteria, and create a medium suitable for the action of pepsin
  • The Bolus will changed into Chyme. Which are semi liquid, acidic, and
  • The wall of the stomach also perform Peristaltis Movement
  • Bolus
  • This is second part called Jejunum. 2,5 m long. Enzyme secreted by Ephithelial Cells
  • And this is the last part called Ileum. It's 3,5 m long. Adapted to absorb food and water by having Villi.
  • This is Duodenum or the first part of the Small Intestine. Only 25 cm long.