Medicine. What is medicine? Any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness.(1) There are many herbs plants that give medicine, some of these plants are Ginkgo, turmeric, flax seeds, lavender and echinacea(2). These plants cacan be used Continue reading Medicine we find in plants.
Fats are a type of lipid that is vital for health. They provide energy, cushion the organs, help the cells to grow and reproduce and keep the body warm (1). Continue reading DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION OF FATS
How can we train ourselves to hold our breath longer? There are some people who can hold their breath for a long time, up to a maximum of twenty minutes(1). Most people can hold their breath for a minute or Continue reading How can we train ourselves to hold our breath longer.
Proteins are highly complex substances present in all living organisms(1). Proteins are often called body’s building blocks. They are used to build and repair tissues (2). They also help to fight infections. Examples of foods with protein are meat, Continue reading PROTEINS DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION
Round 2:Why do we need oxygen in our cells? All cells in our body need oxygen to create energy. (1) Cells create energy, however, they also create carbon dioxide. We get oxygen by breathing in the fresh air, and we Continue reading Round 2:Why do we need oxygen in our cells?
Big question: How do plants help humans? Round #1: Nutrients in plants. What are nutrients? Nutrients are substances used to provide the body with energy (1).There are a lot of nutrients we get from plants that help in our body. Continue reading Round #1: How do plants help humans?
Carbohydrates are energy giving foods. They provide energy to the body. (1) Carbohydrates provide fuel for the central nervous system and energy for working Continue reading CARBOHYDRATE DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION
To get oxygen into our bodies we breathe in. We breathe in by taking in air into our bodies through the nose or mouth. At the nose, air is warmed and moisturized (1). Then the air goes into the lungs Continue reading Round 1: How do we get oxygen into our cells?
Question: Why can some people hold their breath longer than others? Why I am interested in this topic: It is because I want to know if we can stay without breathing or also train our bodies to hold breath. I Continue reading Project Plan: Why can some people hold their breath longer than others?
Question: How are plants important to our health? Why I am interested in this question: I am interested in this question because I like how plants provide us with a lot of things like food, medicine, and nutrients that help Continue reading Project Plan: How are plants important to our health?