Eating disorders are conditions defined by abnormal eating habits that may involve either
insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual's physical and mental
health. There are many causes of eating disorders, including biological
Dietary supplements are substances you eat or drink. They can be vitamins, minerals, herbs or
other plants, amino acids (the individual building blocks of protein), or parts of these substances.
They can be in pill, capsule, tablet, or liquid form. They s
One way to begin to determine whether your weight is a healthy one is to calculate your "body
mass index" (BMI). For most people, BMI is a reliable indicator of body fatness. It is calculated
based on your height and weight. To calculate your BMI use the
Water: An Overlooked Essential Nutrient
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Appendix: It is located right under ascending colon.
Gallbladder: Located right below liver.
Rectum: Located above anal canal.
Liver: Located on the right side, besides stomach and above gallbladder.
Descending Colon: Located on the left side of small in
The sandwich first undergoes mechanical (chewing) and chemical (break down of starch by
salivary amylase) digestion, then is made into a bolus (ball of food) and swallowed. The bolus
then travels down the esophagus into the stomach, where more chemical di
Protein is considered a macronutrient, which means that your body needs it in large amounts every day
to function properly. When you eat protein, your body breaks it down into amino acids that are used for
Your body does not absorb all o
Chronic diseases are long-term diseases that are not contagious and largely preventable. They
include diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, osteoporosis, and
dental diseases and present a growing burden for society. Hunger a
We all need essential amino acids, carbohydrate, essential fatty acids, and 28 vitamins and
minerals to sustain life and health. However, nutritional needs vary from one life stage to
another. During intrauterine development, infancy, and childhood, for e
If you are regularly physical active, you may: reduce your risk of a heart attack, manage your
weight better, have a lower blood cholesterol level, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and some
cancers, have lower blood pressure, have stronger bones, muscles
Lipids are a class of compounds that are defined by how they are isolated, rather than by their
composition. This makes them different from all of the other molecules. Lipids are molecules
that can be extracted from plants and animals by low polarity solv
An individual's needs for nutrients and energy change over the life span. For example, while a
typical adult woman may need only 6.7 milligrams of calcium per pound of body weight, a ninemonth-old infant needs 27 milligrams of calcium per pound of body we
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Hydration is absolutely critical to maintain good health and it becomes even more important to
pay attention as we get old. As we get old the body dries out and our tendons and ligaments
become less resilient. Poor hydration can lead to constipation, dry
Food, just like humans, gradually deteriorates because of a natural aging process. Once food is
harvested or slaughtered, its plant or animal tissue soon starts to decay. Microorganisms, such
as fungi (molds & yeasts), spoilage bacteria, and their enzymes
Dehydration is a condition that occurs when the loss of body fluids, mostly water, exceeds the
amount that is taken in. With dehydration, more water is moving out of our cells and bodies than
what we take in through drinking. When we lose too much water,
The roles of carbohydrate in the body includes providing energy for working muscles, providing fuel for
the central nervous system, enabling fat metabolism, and preventing protein from being used as energy.
Carbohydrate is the preferred source of energy o
The human skeletal system consists of bones, cartilage, and the membranes that line the bones.
Each bone is an organ that includes connective tissue (bone, blood, cartilage, adipose tissue,
and fibrous connective tissue), nervous tissue, and muscle and ep
Splenda is the commercial name and registered trade mark of a sucralose-based artificial
sweetener derived from sugar. Sucralose was discovered by Tate & Lyle and researchers at
Queen Elizabeth College, University of London, in 1976. Sucralose has