Q. 94.0( 5 Votes )

The enzymes present in the saliva convert
A. fats into fatty acids and glycerol.

B. starch into simple sugars.

C. proteins into amino acids.

D. complex sugars into simple sugars.

Answer :

The salivary glands present in the buccal cavity release an enzyme known as salivary amylase (ptylin). This enzyme is responsible for the breakdown of starch into simpler sugars. Hence, the process of digestion starts in our mouth itself. Further sugar digestion occurs in the stomach.

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