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  • The breakdown of carbohydrates by salivary amylase into sugars.

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  • Organs of our Digestive System
    Mouth
    Esophagus
    Stomach
    Small intestine
    Large intestine
  • The start of our digestive tract?
    Mouth
  • What happens in the Mouth?
    • Food is being broken down
    Our teeth breaks down food into smaller pieces that are easier to be swallowed.
  • What happens in the Mouth?
    • Production of saliva
    Saliva lubricates food.
    It contains mucin which softens the food and enzyme salivary amylase to break down cooked starch into maltose.
  • What happens in the Mouth?
    • Sense of Taste
    Tongue contains thousands of taste buds, able to recognize four basic kinds of taste