Natomy And Physiologyprocess of digestion of a meal
Describe in detail the events that occur when consuming a meal of a baked potato, steak and broccoli. Describe the order of events as the food passes though the digestive system. This includes all of the following processes:
1. Digestion of meal (steak, broccoli, plain baked potato)
A. Mechanical digestion
B. Chemical digestion (includes enzymes that are specific to breakdown certain substances present in the food being consumed. ie. starch)
C. Include the major components of the digestive system
A. List the nutrients in each food item (include the vitamins and minerals)
B. How does the body utilize the major nutrients?
C. How are the nutrients absorbed and circulated?
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