From Tasting To Digesting



Tasting is the process in which we can feel and eat food with the help of our tongue and sense its taste. We are able to taste food with the help of our tongue but we know about its taste with the help of our brain. As it recognizes and helps in feeling the taste whether is it sour, sweet, spicy or tasteless. Different food items taste accordingly as well as in case of drinks. Tasting of food requires good and healthy food so that it will not affect the person who eats.


It is the process in which a human body or an organism intakes food and which processed inside body in order to make Red Blood Cells,this process inside the body of organism is known as Digestion. In other words, it is the process in which the food is breakdown into different stages in order to take nutrients from it for the body. The waste part of the food is excreted outside the human body in the form of stool.

How do we feel food?

  1. We feel food because of our tongue and brain.
  2. It is chewed by our teeth due to which we are able to engulf it inside.
  3. Every food resembles with its taste, size, quantity. It can be sour or sweet and we are able to figure it out due to our brain.

Digestion Process

1. Ingestion

It is the first step in the process of digestion. In this process the food enter the human body through mouth. Later, it is chewed down by the teeth for further digestion. It passes through the food pipe and goes towards stomach. It is a process for a short period of time.

2. Physical Digestion

It is the second step in the process of Digestion. In this process the body physically absorbs the food As it goes through different organs like stomach, small intestine, large intestine and the juices which are good for the body are secreted by liver, pancreas and gall bladder.

3. Absorption

It is the third step of Digestion. In this process liver secretes the bile juice, gall bladder stores the bile juice and pancreas produces enzymes which helps the body to absorb food faster.

4. Defecation

In this process, the unwanted and waste of the body is passed out from the body. It is the last step of digestion in which the god nutrients parts are kept and the waste food particle items are passed out of the human body.

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