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What is the role of saliva in the digestion of food?

What is the role of saliva in the digestion of food?

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

Saliva contains enzymes, salivary amylase and is released in our mouth. It breaks down starch into sugar (complex carbohvdrates into simpler ones).

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