Nutrition and Digestion

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Nutrition and Digestion
Overview of Animal Nutrition
Animal diets
Herbivores
Carnivores
Omnivores
The four stages of food processing
Ingestion
Digestion
Mechanical digestion
Chemical digestion
Hydrolysis
Enzymes
Absorption
Elimination
A Tour of the Human Digestive System
Digestive tube
Mouth
Pharynx
Esophagus
Stomach
Small intestine
Colon of large intestine
Appendix
Rectum
Anus
Accessory organs
Salivary glands
Liver
Gallbladder
Pancreas
Absorption of nutrients
Large intestine
Duodenum
Human Nutritional Requirements
Food as fuel
Calories
Cellular respiration
Food as building material
Metabolism
Essential nutrients
Essential amino acids
Vitamins
Minerals
Essential fatty acids
Nutritional Disorders
Malnutrition
Eating disorders
Obesity
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