Health and Medical News and Resources

General interest items edited by Janice Flahiff

You Are What You Eat (and other ChemWeb features)

You are What You Eat is an illustrated Web page about sugars and lipids geared toward junior high and high school students.

Illustrations for two fat cells showing the nucleus and the fat reservoir

The body stores excess fat in fat cells, or lipocytes, which expand in size until the fat is used for fuel.

Other health related Web sites from Chem Web include

This educational Web site by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences also includes teacher resources.


March 16, 2011 - Posted by | Educational Resources (High School/Early College(, Librarian Resources

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