About This Chapter
1. What is Iodine? - Uses, Sources, Benefits & Deficiency Symptoms
In this lesson, we will learn about iodine. We will learn how we get it in the diet, why it is important to the body, and what happens if we do not get enough iodine in our diets.
2. Glycogen: Definition, Storage & Breakdown
Carbohydrates are an important energy source for the human body. Yet, when we consume too much of this fuel, we have to have a way to store the excess, as you'll find out in this lesson.
3. Lipid Bilayer: Definition, Structure & Function
The lipid bilayer is important for maintaining the shape of a cell and for selective permeability. Therefore, it is vital for the survival and function of the cell. This article explains what the lipid bilayer is and how its structure contributes to cell viability.
4. Bioavailability: Definition, Calculation & Equation
Bioavailability measures how much of what you ingest or take intravenously (in the case of pharmaceuticals) enters your bloodstream to be available to your cells. Learn how bioavailability is calculated, and the equation that's commonly used.
5. Calcium Chloride: Uses, Structure & Formula
Salts are inorganic compounds that are made up of ions through the formation of ionic bonds. These molecules are important chemically in both natural and commercial processes. This article focuses on one of these salts: calcium chloride.
6. Anaerobic Exercise: Definition, Benefits & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn about anaerobic exercise and its health benefits. In addition, you will obtain knowledge of the various types of anaerobic workouts.
7. Flexibility in Fitness: Definition, Stretches & Exercises
Flexibility is important in fitness because it allows for better performance when playing sports or exercising, and during your day-to-day activities, it makes bending, walking, and lifting easier. In this lesson, you will learn how stretching and certain types of exercises can help improve flexibility.
8. Biological Fitness: Definition & Concept
In everyday life, the term 'fitness' is used in relation to exercise, diet, and overall well-being. In biology, it refers less to how healthy an individual is, and more to the number of babies he or she makes. Find out more in this lesson.
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