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Food and the digestive system
Digestion video clip (BBC Bitesize)
An interactivce video clip which describes the parts of the digestive system and what they do, including enzymes.
Enzymes (BBC biteszie)
Learn what enzymes are, how they can be speeded up and how they work by visiting this site.
The digestive system (BBC Bitesize)
Learn how the digestive system functions, including its parts and their roles.
Peristalsis (BBC Bitesize)
Peristalsis is the process by which food is moved along your digestive system. Visit this page to see an animation explaining it.
Enzymes of the digestive system (BBC Bitesize)
There are enzymes in the digestive system which break down foods. Visit this site to learn about them.
Blood sugar (BBC Bitesize)
We control the amount of glucose in our blood using hormones. Click here to find out how.
What is diabetes?
Read about and watch a short video to learn what diabetes is and how it can be treated.