What are the functions of the digestive system?
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals.
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The functions of the digestive system:
1. Ingestion: The digestive system begins with the process of ingestion, which is the taking in of food. This...
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The main job of your digestive system is to break down food so nutrients can be released and used by your body to make energy. Learn how your body takes in food, moves it through your body, breaks it down, absorbs nutrients and gets rid of wastes.