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Digestive System
The Stomach

Digestive System
Digestive System

The Stomach
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.07

     challenging words:    fiber, digestive, stomach, famous, intestine, acid, jobs, order, liquid, system, handle, part, form, body, unless, important

The Stomach
By Brandi Waters

1     The stomach is the most famous part of the digestive system. It is where your food goes after you swallow it. The stomach makes sure that the food you have eaten is broken down into small pieces that your body can use. The foods that we eat are made up of many things. Sugars, proteins, fats, starches, vitamins, minerals, fiber, water, and many other things make up the foods that we eat. Our bodies cannot use these nutrients unless the food is broken down to a simpler form. We start to break down food when we chew it in our mouths. This makes it easier for the stomach to handle.
2     The stomach has three important jobs. One is to store the food that you have eaten. The stomach is like a stretchy bag. It gets bigger when you have eaten a lot of food. The second job of the stomach is to get your food ready for the small intestine. In order for .....
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Digestive System
             Digestive System

    Bicycle Safety  
    Circulatory System  
    Digestive System  
    Excretory System  
    Food Pyramid  
    Health Professionals  
    Healthy Life  
    Medical Tools  
    Miscellaneous Health Topics  
    Muscular System  
    My Plate  
    Nervous System  
    Reproductive System  
    Respiratory System  
    Skeletal System  
    The Five Senses  
    The Human Body  

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