The Digestive System

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The overall purpose of the digestive system The digestive system has of a chain of linked organs that work with each other to digest, and break down food into molecules that are put in the circulatory system. Then takes them to the body’s tissues. The most important structures in the digestive system are the tongue, mouth, intestines, esophagus, stomach, and anus. The liver, gallbladder, and pancreas are with the digestive system also. How does the digestive system function Food comes in the mouth, and chewing and saliva start to break it up and make it smaller to swallow. Then, the food goes down through the esophagus to the stomach. Moving of the stomach’s muscular wall keeps going to break down the food. The grinded up food eventually passes…show more content…
It holds a juice that contains digestive enzymes like trypsin,it helps digest protein foods, the juice is called, pancreatic juice. It also holds amylase and maltase, they mash down carbohydrates. And finally it also holds lipase, it works with bile from the liver to digest fat. Bile is made in the liver but held in the gallbladder, a little pitted organ found just below the liver. Bile does not have enzymes instead, it holds mostly acids, salts, cholesterol, and other materials that work with lipase to break down fats. The gallbladder can be surgically taken out without playing a major effect on the body. The liver, is crucial to live. It has a lot of important services, like getting rid of toxins from the body. The liver is needed part for metabolism, proteins and fats are incorporated here, sugars are transformed to glycogen. Then it is then kept in the liver until it is required for…show more content…
Celiac Disease is cells that line the small intestine are run down and hurt and they are incapable to take in foods regularly, specifically fats. People that have this disease are super sensitive to gluten which is a material that is found in basic grains like oats, wheat, rye, and barley.This happens because the small intestine usually digests and takes in the food and drinks that are consumed.Gluten just damages the cells lining, the small intestine is not clear, but a protein chunk of gluten named gliadin might be causing the damage. Celiac disease is usually a disease you may get if your parent has it. But sometimes you don 't know you have it until your adult years specifically after severe emotional stress, pregnancy, surgery, or a viral infection. The effected of the disease is very different in different places around the world. In Ireland 1 in every 300 people get the disease in North America around 1 in 5,000 people gets the disease. If a parent, brother or sister has celiac disease, the risk of getting the disease might be close to 10
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