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Digestive System
The Stomach

Digestive System
Digestive System


The Stomach
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A Short Reader

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

Vocabulary
     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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