Ch 4: Hunger and Digestion

About This Chapter

The Hunger and Digestion chapter of this Health and Wellness Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study such topics as hunger pangs and gluten intolerance. This chapter uses simple and fun lessons that take about five minutes to complete, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts associated with hunger and digestion.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering hunger and digestion material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about hunger and digestion. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing facts about hunger pains, gluten intolerance and growling stomachs
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning health and wellness concepts (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Hunger and Digestion chapter exam.

Why It Works

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Hunger and Digest chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any health and wellness question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about hunger and digestion for a standard health and wellness course. Topics covered include:

  • Causes of stomach pains after eating
  • What hunger pangs are and why they happen
  • Reasons for feeling hungry
  • Why our stomachs growl
  • The definition of gluten and foods that contain gluten
  • Symptoms of gluten intolerance

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: Hunger and Digestion
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Stomach Pain After Eating: Causes & Treatment

1. Stomach Pain After Eating: Causes & Treatment

Having a stomachache after eating is no fun, but did you know there are many possible causes? In this lesson, we'll take a look at both causes of post-meal tummy woes and treatment options to battle them.

Hunger Pangs: Definition, Causes & Symptoms

2. Hunger Pangs: Definition, Causes & Symptoms

Grooowl! We've all experienced hunger pangs, but what exactly are they? In this lesson you'll learn what hunger pangs are, what causes them, and how to make them go away (hint: eat some food!).

Why Do People Feel Hungry?

3. Why Do People Feel Hungry?

Have you ever wondered why people feel hungry? Why does your body really need food in the first place? And what causes the hungry feeling inside your body? In this lesson, we'll provide the answers to all your burning questions.

What is Gluten? - Definition & Foods

4. What is Gluten? - Definition & Foods

In this lesson, we will identify what kind of substance gluten is and the different kinds of food it's found in. We will also briefly discuss cross-contamination of gluten in foods for people who must follow a gluten-free diet.

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

5. Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

The increase in marketing of gluten-free products appeals to concerns people may have about gluten intolerance. Let's take a look at exactly what gluten intolerance is along with some of the common symptoms.

Why Do Stomachs Growl?

6. Why Do Stomachs Growl?

Have you ever wondered why your stomach growls? And why does it growl more when you're hungry? Is it even your stomach that's growling? This lesson explains what actually growls and why.

Fructose Malabsorption: Symptoms, Diet Plan & Treatment

7. Fructose Malabsorption: Symptoms, Diet Plan & Treatment

In this lesson, you will learn about fructose and a disorder called fructose malabsorption. You will also learn how this disorder is diagnosed and treated.

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? - Types & Prevalence

8. What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? - Types & Prevalence

This lesson will describe what Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is, and how it is classified into different types. We will also discuss prevalence- how often IBS occurs in the general population and who is more likely to suffer from the different types.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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