Nutrition 1: Food and the Digestive System

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Your skin, hair and nails are largely protective, while sweat glands help control your body temperature and assist with waste excretion. Oil glands help keep your skin moist. Additionally, nerve receptors in your skin provide information about touch, heat, cold and pain. The bones, cartilage, ligaments and muscles of your musculoskeletal system give your body shape and support, and enable voluntary movement. In addition to protecting internal organs, your bones serve as attachment points for your muscles and tendons, produce blood cells, and act as calcium and phosphorus storage banks.

The nervous system includes your brain, spinal cord, nerves and sense organs, such as your eyes and ears. This system receives, transmits and integrates information from inside and outside the body. Your brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system, while the peripheral division of the nervous system includes sensory organs and all the nerves that connect your spinal cord to the rest of your body.

The respiratory system begin at your nose and includes your upper airway and lungs. This system enables gas exchange between your blood and your body's external environment.

Specifically, your respiratory system takes in oxygen from the air you breathe and expels other gases such as carbon dioxide, which is a byproduct of cellular metabolism. The circulatory system consists of cardiovascular and lymphatic divisions. The cardiovascular division transports materials within your body and includes your heart, blood and blood vessels.

The lymphatic division helps maintain fluid balance and aids in defending you against infectious diseases. The lymphatic system includes the lymph glands and vessels, and the spleen, thymus and tonsils.

Your mouth, esophagus, stomach and bowels make up the digestive system. These structures and organs enable you to take in and digest food, and absorb nutrients into the bloodstream for use by the body.

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