The digestion of which class of food begins in the mouth?

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Mar 14, 2018

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Digestion of carbohydrate begins in mouth. Amylase enzyme of saliva can act on cooked starch. The enzyme helps in converting large starch molecules into smaller maltose and isomaltose.

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However, digestion of carbohydrates is completed only after the food enters small intestine where final enzymatic break down takes place.

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