Digestive System

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Digestive System

The Digestive System

What is the Digestive System?-The digestive system is a group of organs that work together to break down food to convert it to energy and nutrients for the body to use.

What are the major organs in the Digestive System?*Mouth*Esophagus*Stomach*Small IntestinesLarge Instestines*Rectum

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What nutrients does my body need?*Vitamins*Fiber*Water*Proteins*Carbohydrates*Fats*Minerals

Interesting Facts*The Large intestines are 5ft long!*It takes food 6-8 hours to be fully digested.*Salivary glands produce 2 liters of saliva each day.

NC Essential Standard5.L.1.2Compare the major systems of the human body (digestive) in terms of their functions necessary for life

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