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Nutrition Science Animations
Make Nutrition Come Alive! These scientifically-based animations give nutrition students an accurate, accessible explanation of scientific concepts and physiological principles. Complicated functions are graphically presented in an interactive, easy-to-understand format. Click on the links below to learn more about each concept.
 
Digestion and Absorption
   Digestion and Absorption - Peristalsis and Segmentation
   Digestion and Absorption - Facilitated Diffusion
   Digestion and Absorption - Active Transport
   Digestion and Absorption - Endocytosis
   Digestion and Absorption - Passive Diffusion
Carbohydrates
   Carbohydrates - Condensation
   Carbohydrates - Hydrolysis
   Carbohydrates - Regulating Blood Glucose Levels (High Glucose)
   Carbohydrates - Regulating Blood Glucose Levels (Low Glucose)
Lipids
   Lipids - Triglyceride Formation
   Lipids - Absorption of Triglycerides
Proteins and Amino Acids
   Proteins and Amino Acids - Enzymes (as Catalysts)
   Proteins and Amino Acids - Enzymes (and Sucrose)
   Proteins and Amino Acids - Protein Synthesis
Metabolism
   Metabolism - Energy Transfer
   Metabolism - Obtaining Energy from Carbohydrates
   Metabolism - Glycolysis
   Metabolism - Deamination
   Spotlight on Alcohol - Metabolizing Small Amounts of Alcohol
   Spotlight on Alcohol - MEOS Overflow Pathway
   Metabolism - Pyruvate to Acetyl CoA
   Metabolism - Citric Acid Cycle
   Metabolism - Beta-Oxidation
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
   Fat-Soluble Vitamins - Vitamin A and the Visual Cycle
   Fat-Soluble Vitamins - Absorption of Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
   Water-Soluble Vitamins - Transfer of Methyl Groups Using Vitamin B12
Water and Major Minerals
   Water and Major Minerals - Sodium-Potassium Pump
   Water and Major Minerals - Osmosis
Trace Minerals
   Trace Minerals - Iron Absorption
   Trace Minerals - Zinc Absorption
   Trace Minerals Selenium (Combating Free Radicals)
Sports Nutrition
   Sports Nutrition - ATP-CP Energy System
   Sports Nutrition - Oxygen Energy System
Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition
   Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition - Early Stages of Pregnancy
Diet & Health
   Diet and Health - Multiplication and Spread of Cancer Cells
   Diet and Health - Development of Atherosclerosis