FOOD DIGESTION PROCESS
Chemical digestion in the small intestine occurs in alkaline conditions. The process is as follows:
- Food from the stomach and the atmosphere will be neutralized by the bicarbonate acid of the pancreas.
- Foods that are now in the small intestine and then digested according to the womb is his substance. Food from the carbohydrates are digested by pancreatic amylase to disaccharide. Then described by disakaridase disaccharides into monosaccharides, namely glucose. Glukaosa products of digestion and then absorbed by the small intestine, and circulated throughout the body by blood circulation.
- Food from the group after dilambung digested proteins into peptone, the peptone will be described by the enzyme trypsin, chymotrypsin, and erepsin into amino acids. Amino acids and then absorbed by the intestine and circulated throughout the body by blood circulation.
- Food from the fat, will first dissolved (emulsified) of bile produced by the liver into fat droplets (droplet of fat). Fat droplets then described by the enzyme lipase into fatty acids and glycerol. Fatty acids and glycerol and then absorbed by the intestine and distributed to the heart by lymphatic vessels.