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
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
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.