Discussion Week 3 Nutrition

  • Summarize how the digestive system provides nutrients to the body tissues
  • Outline the symptoms of eight common digestive problems related to nutrition

For this discussion, the student will:

Watch the following video: “The digestive system” https://youtu.be/qF6TBRaE2_A

  1. Describe the role of the following organs in processing the food we eat:
  • Mouth
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Large intestine
  1. What is peristalsis and how does it help in the digestion of food?
  2. Can you think of a disease or medication that would speed up or slow down peristalsis?


APA 7 ed.

Sources published in the last 5 years.  at least 2 references. 1 PAGE content paper, plus title and reference pages.

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