The digestion process


Explore the needs and requirements for energy in the diet.


Explore the needs and requirements for nutrients in the diet.

Dietary fibre and water

Explore the needs for dietary fibre and water.


Explore the effect of alcohol in the diet.

Nutritional needs

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The digestion process

Explore the digestion of food.

Videos: The process of digestion

Discover the process of digestion.

This section provides information to help teach about the digestion of food. Two PowerPoint presentations, at foundation level or extension level, provide an overview of digestion in the human body. Note sheets can also be downloaded to support revision notes being made by students. A fact sheet containing a summary of the digestion process is also available.

PowerPoint presentations:

Note sheets:


Fact sheet: