# [Answer] Which statement best describes the breakdown of food in the digestive system?Carbohydrate digestion starts in the stomach and protein digestion starts in the stomach.Carbohydrate digestion starts in the mouth and protein digestion starts in the stomach.Carbohydrate digestion starts in the esophagus and protein digestion starts in the small intestine.Carbohydrate digestion starts in the small intestine and protein digestion starts in the esophagus.

###### Answer: Carbohydrate digestion starts in the mouth and protein digestion starts in the stomach.
Which statement best describes the breakdown of food in the digestive system?Carbohydrate digestion starts in the stomach and protein digestion starts in the stomach.Carbohydrate digestion starts in the mouth and protein digestio…