Simply put, food fuels the human body. Without it, the body cannot grow or perform at its best, the organs stop working properly, and the body eventually dies. Food supplies nutrients, which are used by every cell in the... More »

Inorganic food is any food that has utilized synthetic products, such as chemical fertilizers and pesticides, in its production. Genetically modified food is also considered inorganic. More »

Carbohydrate-rich foods naturally contain varying levels of glucose. Carbohydrates are found in fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products, grains, seeds and legumes. The body breaks down these foods and converts them in... More »

Urea in the human body is produced in the liver, using its system of enzymes and carrier molecules to convert highly toxic ammonia and carbon dioxide into urea. This can then be safely removed from the body by the kidney... More »

The chest and the abdomen make up the torso on the human body. Another name for the torso is the trunk. Basically, it is the body without the head or limbs. More »

The normal blood pH balance in the human body is between 7.35 and 7.45, says MedicineNet. Blood pH represents the concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood, and pH stands for power of hydrogen. More » Science Human Anatomy

A person with a redundant colon has a large intestine that is bigger than ones in the average human body. It is longer than usual, and the extra organ material creates loops in the colon that are repetitive, or redundant... More »