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How well you get along with others
Anything that causes stress
Misplacing homework, missing the bus, or having too many chores fit into this category of stressors.
Are able to recognize and control their feelings
a relationship between peers who share something in common: classmates, teammates, or someone who attends your place of worship.
A feeling of jealousy
Exaggerated feelings of passion for another person
Essential nutrients that do not yield energy, but that are required for growth and proper functioning of the body.
All of the chemical reactions that occur within an organism
Nutrients that occur naturally in rocks and soil
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
The physical need for food
Generally, more calories are needed by people who
have a higher basal metabolic rate.
body mass index
a measure of body weight relative to height
How can you assess whether your weight falls within a healthy range?
calculate your body mass index
a negative reaction to food that doesn't involve the immune system
Materials that are not absorbed into your blood are
eliminated from the body as wastes.
A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
The major organs of excretion are the
Which of the following is NOT one of the main roles of the skeletal system?
to store and receive information
When you increase a muscle's endurance, you
increase the amount of time it can contract without tiring.
Which of the following is NOT one of the main functions of the nervous system
producing materials your body needs to function
The thick column of nerve tissue that links the brain to most of the nerves in the peripheral nervous system
The force with which blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels is called blood
Abnormal heart rhythm
A serious reduction in the body's water content
Which of the following is NOT an effect of steroids?
a company's or a store's written agreement to repair a product or refund your money if the product doesn't function properly
As a consumer, you should base your choices on advertisements.
Muscle of the heart
a simple, automatic response to a sensory stimulus, such as the knee-jerk response
WHITE BLOOD CELLS
speak or write in support of a person or issue
sexual intercourse that is forced on a victim by someone the victim knows
infectious disease spread by sexual contact
foods that are high in nutrients as compared with their calorie content
a desire, rather than a need, to eat
Proteins that speed up chemical reactions
the pulpy acidic fluid that passes from the stomach to the small intestine, consisting of gastric juices and partly digested food.
gives our bodies structure and protects major organs like the heart, lungs, and brain