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... Digestive Tract Key Words: Digestive Tract, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Digestive system, Colon, Digestion process, 1. The Digestive Tract Digestive system is a tract in which ingested food is broken down via both physical and chemical means to provide the body with absorbable nutrients as well as excrete unwanted products (Burstein, 2009). The system comprises of elementary canal, which extends from mouth to the anus with hormones and enzymes produced from different parts of the entire tract to assist during digestion process. The digestive tract entails salivary glands, mouth, esophagus, gallbladder, rectum, colon, small intestines, pancreas and liver. Along the alimentary canal, there is a smooth...