The Skinny on Trans Fats

Read any health report in recent years and the topic of trans fats (also referred to as “trans fatty acids”) frequently comes up. Trans fats or hydrogenated fats are created by a process of hydrogenation that is very bad for our health because (like saturated fat) they raise cholesterol levels. Trans fats, which have been […]

Go with the Flow: Respiratory and Circulatory Systems

The respiratory and circulatory systems are necessary for human and animal life to exist, and they are a great place to start when teaching students about systems and parts of systems that must function together. We breathe in, our blood takes in the oxygen, which gets pumped by the heart and distributed throughout our body—to […]

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