Study Guide

Animal Nutrition and Digestion Topics

Nutrition

Picture this: you're sitting on your couch, watching a nature special on the Discovery Channel....

From Food to Finish

Believe it or not, most of the animal kingdom is not agonized by these heart-wrenching choices....

Osmoregulation

Our bodies are pretty complicated. We're talking Lost complicated. For everything to work as it...

Water Balance and the Kidney

Who exactly is running the show when it comes to regulating the salt and water balance of the...

Hormones

Hormones are small chemicals that get released in the body in response to a certain trigger. Once...

Common Mistakes

Of course, that is: arginine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine,...

Test Your Knowledge

1) Why are only some amino acids called essential?2) Iron and potassium are included in many...