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Human Biology - Digestion and Nutrition

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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  • 1.

    Introduction to Digestion and Nutrition

    This is the introduction to the Digestion and Nutrition unit of the Human Biology book.

  • 2.

    Why Do We Eat?

    This chapter focuses on the essential nutrients that humans need to stay healthy.

  • 3.

    Food Is Fuel

    This chapter discusses the use of calories to measure food's energy, and the food pyramid.

  • 4.

    Mouth to Stomach in One Swallow

    This chapter discusses the section of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the stomach.

  • 5.

    A Journey through the Intestine

    This chapter discusses the second half of the gastrointestinal tract, focusing on the intestines.

  • 6.

    Food for Life

    This chapter discusses the changes in eating habits throughout history as well as in different cultures. Sicknesses related to the amount of food one consumes are also discussed.

  • 7.

    Staying Healthy

    This chapter focuses on ways to keep one's digestive system healthy, such as exercise and rest.

  • 8.

    Digestion and Nutrition Glossary

    This chapter is the glossary for the Digestion and Nutrition unit of the Human Biology book.

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Feb 23, 2012
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