Structures of the Respiratory System
The structures of the respiratory system are the:
What is the importance of the respiratory system as it relates to immunity?
Your respiratory system brings oxygen to the cells in your body, and takes out waste.
How the respiratory system relates to the body's use of nutrients
The respiratory system uses vitamins found in nutrients to help fight off and prevent infections and disease.
- Vitamin D prevents respiratory disease in newborns
- Vitamin E prevents common colds
- Folate prevents respiratory infections