Potassium, a major electrolyte and an essential mineral, can be found in all cells of the human body. The concentrations of potassium found outside of the body's cells are lower than those within. The differences in the ... More »

Molasses is a syrup made from the extraction of sugar from sugarcane and sugar beets, and the nutritional value of molasses varies greatly depending on how much sugar is extracted, states About.com. However, all types of... More »

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The colon is a part of the digestive system and is responsible for absorbing water from the stool before it exits the body. According to Cleveland Clinic, the colon, which is also known as the large intestine, is where t... More »

Food is needed by the human body for energy, to repair and build cells and to prevent sickness and heal from it. While it is possible to obtain nutrients in a scientifically controlled manner, common food is the most eff... More »

According to a National Geographic article, the best available estimate of the number of cells contained in the human body is 37.2 trillion. The researchers who conducted the study added up the estimates for the total nu... More »

According to About.com, water makes up between 65 and 90 percent of all cells in the human body. The remaining elements by mass include oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, chlorine... More »

According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, fat cells are located throughout the human body between the skin and muscle areas. They can also be found surrounding the organs inside of the body’s cavities such... More »