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Table of Contents

  1. From the Outside In

    1. Chapter 1 Skin: Your Outer Layer

      1. The Protective Wrapper
      2. Skin and the Sun
      3. Going Deeper
      4. The Oil Factory
      5. Your Temperature Control System
      6. Hair
    2. Chapter 2 Fat

      1. The Purpose of Fat
      2. Fat Up Close
      3. Taking Stock of Your Body Fat
      4. Where Fat Lives
      5. Understanding Your Body's Anti-Starvation System
    3. Chapter 3 Muscles

      1. Meet Your Muscles
      2. Exercise
      3. A Grab Bag of Strength Exercises
    4. Chapter 4 Bones

      1. The Skeletal System
      2. Living Bone
      3. Joints
      4. Your Spine
    5. Chapter 5 The Doors of Perception

      1. Vision
      2. Hearing
      3. Smell
      4. Taste
  2. The Machinery Inside

    1. Chapter 6 Your Lungs

      1. The Respiratory System
      2. Breathing
      3. The Path to Your Lungs
      4. Your Voice
      5. Pollution
    2. Chapter 7 Your Heart

      1. The Pump Inside
      2. The Circulatory System
      3. Heart Attacks
      4. Cardio Exercise
    3. Chapter 8 Your Digestive System

      1. In Your Mouth
      2. Your Stomach
      3. Your Small Intestine
      4. Your Large Intestine
    4. Chapter 9 Your Immune System

      1. Self-Defense
      2. Bacteria
      3. Viruses
      4. Cancer
      5. Flaws in the System
  3. Sex and Death

    1. Chapter 10 Sex and Reproduction

      1. Male Sex Organs
      2. Female Sex Organs
      3. The Main Event
    2. Chapter 11 Your Final Exit: Aging and Death

      1. Life Expectancy
      2. Why We Die
      3. Aging
      4. The Anatomy of Death
    3. Appendix The Final Word