The Digestive System

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The Digestive System

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

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