Metabolic Processes During The Post-Absorptive State

During the postabsorptive state, the body must rely on stored glycogen for energy. Source: OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology The postabsorptive state, or the fasting state, occurs when the food has been digested, absorbed, and stored. You commonly fast overnight, but skipping meals during the day puts your body in the postabsorptive … Continue reading Metabolic Processes During The Post-Absorptive State

Metabolic Processes Occurring in Body During The Absorptive State

Source: OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology The absorptive state, or the fed state, occurs after a meal when your body is digesting the food and absorbing the nutrients (anabolism exceeds catabolism). Digestion begins the moment you put food into your mouth, as the food is broken down into its constituent parts to … Continue reading Metabolic Processes Occurring in Body During The Absorptive State

Image Gallery: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Botanical Garden near Saguaro National Park

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. The Desert Museum's gardens showcase this vibrant ecosystem and represent a variety of biotic communities found within the Sonoran Desert region. You will see 1,200 different types of plants with 56,000 individual specimens planted on the grounds. Below … Continue reading Image Gallery: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Botanical Garden near Saguaro National Park