The stomach mixes and
churns the food with
stomach acids, which
break down the food.
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Do you know why the saliva converts the starch into sugar? Because hiding in the saliva is an enzyme known as amylase. Enzymes like amylase help the digestive system by braking down foods. There are a lot of types of enzymes. Our body produces more than 20 enzymes.
We are caught up with the mouth let's look at the stomach. Our stomach contains a digestive enzyme called pepsin, which helps the stomach to break down proteins.
The liver produces bile. Bile is a digestive juice, which breaks down fats. Next up is the gallbladder. The gallbladder serves as a storage place for bile and secretes it into the small intestine. Even though it is small, it certainly does play a very important role. Now we are at the pancreas the pancreas creates pancreatic juices which help the small intestine digest food.
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