Describe about carbohydrates-fats and proteins, Biology

Q. Which are the three parts of the small intestine?

The small intestine is divided into three portions: duodenum, ileum and jejunum.

Q. By generally dividing food into carbohydrates, fats and proteins and considering the digestive process until the pylorus (exit of stomach), which of these mentioned kind of food have already undergone chemical digestion?

Until the exit of the stomach, carbohydrates in the mouth and proteins, in the stomach have already undergone chemical breaking by digestive enzymes, Carbohydrates have suffered action of the salivary amylase (ptyalin) and proteins have suffered action of the enzyme pepsin of the gastric juice. Fats, until reaching the duodenum, don't undergo chemical digestion.

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