The digestive system

The organs in the digestive tract

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The role of the digestive system

What is the role of digestion?

Digestion is very important because, by transforming the food we eat into nutrients, it enables the body to build itself, protect itself and function throughout its entire life.

How does food help the body?

Dairy products and other body-building food help maintain the body.
The vitamins in body-protective food, such as fruit and vegetables, enable us to stay healthy.
Energy-giving food provides us with the energy we need to walk, run and do many other things.

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