Why is digestion classified as a chemical change?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 8th May, 2014, 09:31: AM

Expert Answer:

Digestion is a process where food nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and other materials are broken down into a simpler substances with release of energy.

New substances are formed during the process of digestion. Thus, digestion is a chemical change.

Answered by  | 8th May, 2014, 11:31: AM