Tag Archives: Starch

Digestion in The Small Intestine »

Small Intestine

The Small Intestine plays a significant role in digestion of food. The partially digested food from The Stomach passes on into the Small Intestine, where it is acted upon by two other Digestive Juices – The Bile, which comes from the Liver, and the Pancreatic Juice, which is secreted by the Pancreas. Liver and Pancreas Juices » » » »

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Role of Saliva in Digestion »

Saliva and Digestion are very closely related to each other; especially in the case of Starch (or Carbohydrates) Foods. Saliva is basically a juice secreted by some Glands called Salivary Glands; which help in melting and converting the taken Food in the form of Starch  into Sugar (or Glucose) for » » » »

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Carbohydrates – Interesting Facts »

Carbohydrate Foods

Carbohydrates foods are the important category of our Coal Foods, others being Fats and Proteins. In many forms, carbohydrates are the important component of our staple foods. Carbohydrates play an important role in promoting our health. Carbohydrates can be taken-up in different forms i.e. in the form of sugar, starch » » » »

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