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How do the laws that God gave to the Hebrews show us that God cares about our health?
They protected people from germs they could not see.
Name the different cell parts about which you've learned.
Cell membrane, mitochondria, lysosomes, Golgi bodies, ER, centrioles, and the nucleus.
Name the different things that bones do for your body.
They give you form and hold you up, they protect organs, they make blood cells, they store minerals and fats, and they help you move.
How do you keep your cardiac muscle strong?
elevating your heart rate for 30 minutes or more several times a week.
Name two places in your body where you find smooth muscles.
blood vessels, stomach, intestines, and bladder.
Name a few things saliva does for you.
begins chemical digestion, protects teeth, defends against infection, and makes food taste better.
How do your stomach and esophagus keep from getting burned by your own stomach acid?
mucus is produced in the stomach, and the gastroesophageal sphincter keeps it in the stomach.
What happens in the small intestine?
Digestion is completed, and the nutrients are sent to the bloodstream.
What do the kidneys do?
remove excess salts, water, and other substances from the blood and put them in the urine.
Why do simple carbohydrates give you quick bursts of energy, while complex carbohydrates don't necessarily do that?
they take longer to digest
Which foods provide your body with Omega 3 fatty acids?
Salmon, tuna, sardines, dark leafy green vegetables, avocados, sesame seeds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and flax seeds.
What are cilia?
like motorized whips that push mucus out of your nasal cavity, trachea, bronchi, and lungs.
Explain how the conchae help warm and moisten the air you breathe.
they disrupt the air flow, making the air bounce around and hit the warm, moist tissue in your nasal cavity.
What determines your voice's pitch?
The tension in your vocal cords as well as how thick and heavy they are.
Explain the importance of alveoli.
places in the lungs where oxygen is put into the blood and carbon dioxide is removed.
Name some of the dangers of smoking.
increases chance of lung cancer, raises your BP, damages your lungs, and is an addictive.
How does the oxygen get from your lungs into your blood?
At the alveoli, the oxygen travels across the single-cell-thick blood vessel walls into blood cells.
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