Discuss the digestion of foodstuffs as a process.

Discuss the digestion of foodstuffs as a process. Approach the topic from an anatomical perspective. Explain how the anatomical structures are well suited to digesting food and producing digestive enzymes. What is the chemical basis for the breakdown of food products into the end products which are suitable for absorption? You may wish to discuss the role of glucose, gluconeogenesis and glucogenolysis.