damaging to the small intestine 

(14-2) Following the end of the school year, you celebrate a great semester by gorging on pizza. Assuming that your pizza has several meat toppings, discuss where in the digestive tract those meat toppings will be digested. (Only the proteins.)

(14-1) As the food is chemically digested by the stomach, the pH of the gut fluids becomes very acidic.  However, when the chyme is further processed in the small intestine, the gut fluid pH cannot remain that acidic.  Explain the physiological processes that occur to chyme as it enters the duodenum to ensure that the pH is not damaging to the small intestine