The Functions of the Digestive System
- The Digestive system is in charge of breaking down and processing the foods we consume to help the body obtain the nutrients and energy it needs.
- This system also helps the body maintain hydration by removing the water from foods consumed for use by the body.
- This system also plays an important role in waste removal by excreting any substances that the body has no use for.
The Organs of the Digestive System
Whenever a person eats, the food they consume passes through a complex system before being fully digested. This chart shows the organs of the digestive system in the order by which food passes through them...