From Tasting To Digesting Class 5 Revision Notes
This article deals with from tasting to digesting class 5 notes. Living organisms need food and water to survive. Moreover, the food and water travel directly from the mouth to the stomach. Afterward, a conversion of this food into energy takes place. Also, it is the digestive system is responsible for this conversion of food into energy. Most noteworthy, digestion refers to the process of breaking down of food, so that it can be converted to energy. The mouth has saliva which softens the food and the tongue has taste receptors. When food enters the mouth, the first thing that happens is tasting due to the taste receptors in the mouth. As one swallows the food, a transition from tasting to digestion takes place.
There is an involvement of several organs that complete the process of digestion. The primary area involving digestion is the gastrointestinal tract. Experts also call this tract as the digestive tract. This tract contains hollow organs and their connection is to a long, winding tube. The follow organs which form the digestive tract include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. Besides these, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas are also part of the digestive tract. The small intestine absorbs almost all the nutrients from the food. Furthermore, the transportation of these nutrients to other parts of the body takes place due to the circulatory system. Also, the special cells across the intestinal lining help in the absorption of the nutrients.
Sub-topics covered under From Tasting To Digesting
Digestion– This sub-unit will teaches the students about the process of digestion.
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