|What other systems would fail if it were not for
your digestive system?|
|Question Date: 2018-12-18|
Your digestive system is responsible for
digesting food and absorbing sugar and nutrients
that fuel biological processes and make
proteins. If this source of energy is cut off,
the body will first convert fat to energy. When
fat stores are used up, the body breaks down
proteins in muscle and other organs for energy.
Over time, the loss of organ proteins leads to
organ break down and ultimately this process
stops the heart. Take home message: your gut
is vitally important!
Without your digestive system, your body wouldn't
get any food, unless you were fed intravenously,
through a needle. Your brain, kidneys, liver,
lungs, and other body parts all need food.
Everything - your digestive system provides energy
and nutrients for the rest of you. Without it,
you would run out, and starve to death.
Your digestive system is super important, and
without it you wouldn’t be
able to survive! Your digestive system provides
fuel for all other organs
in your body by breaking down food and absorbing
Without fuel, all your other organs would
eventually shut down. It is like
how a car cannot run without fuel. In fact, all of
your major organ
systems are dependent on each other to run
smoothly. Sort of like how
all the parts in a car are needed to make it work
like a car.
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