V Digestion and Metabolism

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Process of digestion and metbolism B. Physical activity and fitness C. Balance of caloric intake and use

  • (2) The student understands the principles of digestion and metabolism.
    • (A) describe the processes of digestion and metabolism
    • (B) calculate and explain basal and activity metabolisms and factors that affect each
    • (C) apply knowledge of digestion and metabolism when making decisions related to food intake and physical fitness
    • (D) locate community resources that promote physical activity and fitness
    • (E) explain the relationship of activity levels and caloric intake to health and wellness, including weight management


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