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3: The Human Body

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    • Contributed by Jennifer Draper, Marie Kainoa Fialkowski Revilla, & Alan Titchenal
    • Faculty (Food Science and Human Nutrition Program and Human Nutrition Program) at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

    • Explain the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system and other supporting organ systems
    • Describe the relationship between diet and each of the organ systems
    • Describe the process of calculating Body Mass Index (BMI)