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 »

A food survey is user-generated data that helps third parties and the government monitor food consumption. Food surveys assess the type of food that people eat in an area, in addition to behavior patterns and the accessi... More » Food Food Facts

When food is slaughtered or harvested, its animal or plant tissue begins to decay. Without these tissues, microorganisms, such as molds, yeasts and spoilage bacteria, eat away at foods and cause the spoiling process. Oth... More »

Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is the storage form of glucose in the human body. Glucose is an important biomolecule that provides energy to cells throughout the entire human body. Humans derive glucose from the foods... More »

The different types of membranes in the human body are the meninges membrane, mucous membrane, serous membrane and synovial membrane. Each membrane lines different parts of the body and serves different functions. More »

A picture of the human body with the location of the pancreas is located at The pancreas and the duct connecting it to the small intestine are highlighted in green. More » Science Human Anatomy

The two largest veins in the human body are the superior and inferior vena cavae. These veins, which are roughly the same size, are the final conduits for deoxygenated blood before it is returned to the heart. More »