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Explore Possibilities: Biology
Check out this interactive activity to learn more about how your body uses the nutrients you get from food.
> Body Needs
(The linked website runs on Flash so it will not play for iPads.)
(from WGBH Educational Foundation)
As you explore, think about:
- Many people are trying to eat less fat in their diet. Is cutting it out entirely a good idea? Why or why not?
- Many Americans are overweight, yet studies show that some of these same people suffer from nutrient deficiencies. How could this be?