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Human Body Detectives Functional Nutrition

Human Body Detectives Functional Nutrition

  • Electives
  • Human Body Detectives (DRHEATHERMANLEY, LLC)
From $32.95 $99.00 $99.00 /

For Grade(s): 9 - 12

The Human Body Detectives book series and learning curriculum was designed to inspire kids to practice healthy habits today so they could build health resilience for tomorrow. It鈥檚 a comprehensive system of adventure stories and learning resources designed to entertain and engage children of all ages.

Functional nutrition is the foundational awareness between proper digestive physiology and diet and lifestyle of individuals. It focuses on making diet and lifestyle shifts based on understanding what may be malfunctioning, digestively, in the body, and what might be triggering that malfunction.

This course will focus on knowing where digestive organs are situated in the body, what happens physiologically when we eat and finally, weaving these 2 together to enhance your food and lifestyle decisions.

This curriculum includes ten (10) lesson for a ten week-long teaching.


  • Each lesson begins with an educational video from Dr. Heather with transcript copy
  • Reading, homework and activities such as resource page, enzyme chart, food diary, quiz, and answer key.
  • Book and video recommendations for further learning, inspirational quotes, charts, images, and full class transcripts.

This class covers:

  • What is Functional Nutrition? Digestive Anatomy
  • Functions of the Digestive System
  • Digestive Enzymes
  • Bowel Transit Times
  • Brain Gut Connection: Vagus Nerve
  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Different Food Diets
  • Nutrition Related Diseases
  • Best Ways to Optimize Food Digestion and Absorption

Within minutes of order placement, the Club will forward your order to Human Body Detectives for processing. Please allow up to three (3) business days to receive a welcome email from Human Body Detectives.

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This is an upper-level high school course that is set up slightly different than the other Human Body Detectives courses; it is an independent class where students read class notes, watch video lessons from Dr. Heather and suggested videos, engage in activities plus use the resource page to dive a little deeper into topics of interest.

In addition, there is a discussion section to ask questions, community board to interact with other students and Dr. Heather, and optional quiz at the end.

This product is digital-only.