8A Food and digestion

Mixed fruit and vegetables in a mini shopping cart, isolated onIn the food and digestion chapter students learn the different food groups, and how these are digested and absorbed.

© www.Elilena.com




In this unit students are taught:

1.  The different food groups

2. How to test for protein, starch and glucose

3. The role of fibre

4. What a balanced diet is

5. The organs in the digestive system

6. How food is broken down and absorbed

7. The role of enzymes

8. How absorbed food molecules are transported and assimilated into the tissues.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *