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  • 1. The Digestive System Charles Kim
  • 2. The Digestive System
    • The Digestive System
      • What does the Digestive System do?
        • Your Digestive system digests food to use as energy for your body
    • There are seven main organs that make up the digestive system are
      • The Oral Cavity
      • The Esophagus
      • The Stomach
  • 3. Parts of the Digestive System Continued
      • The Small Intestine
      • The Large Intestine —also called the colon—
      • The Rectum
      • The Anus
      • Inside mouth, stomach, and small intestine there is a lining called the mucosa this lining produces juices which help break down food
  • 4. Why is the Digestive System Important?
    • Food in not the form of energy the body can use
    • These foods must be changed into a form of energy that can be used by the body
    • This converted energy is then absorbed by the blood and carried through out the body
  • 5. Description of each Organ
    • The Oral Cavity
      • Also known as the mouth
      • The Oral Cavity is were the food is chewed
      • Saliva is secreted from the mouth to help break down the food
    • The Esophagus
      • A Muscular tube in the throat to the stomach
    • The Stomach
      • Stores and digests food
    • The Small Intestine
      • Absorbs food as nutrients
  • 6. Description of each Organ
    • Large Intestine
      • Stores food and wastes and prepares the food to be egested
    • Rectum
      • Stores solid feces
    • Anus
      • Feces pass through this part and gets egested out of the body
  • 7. Possible injuries to System
    • Eating improper foods
    • Eating too much (Bulimic)
    • Eating too little (Anorexic)
    • Eating too fast or too much
    • Ripping your stomach slightly
  • 8. Things that can help the system
    • Eating healthy foods, such as fiber
      • Do not eat too much meat products
    • Lots of water
    • Chew food thoroughly
    • Eat foods that have enzymes that can help your body
      • Kimchi
      • Apple Viniger
  • 9. Diseases Common in the System
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Hemorrhoids (piles)
  • 10. Bibliography
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digestive_system
    • http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/index.htm
    • http://www.innerbody.com/image/digeov.html
    • http://www.herb-health-guide.com/digestive-system.html
    • http://lib.bioinfo.pl/meid:92279