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4 Metabolism and Energy Balance • Metabolism - sum of all vital processes by which food energy and nutrients are made available to and used by the body • Basal (resting) metabolic rate - BMR – largest component
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Unformatted text preview: energy required to maintain vital body functions while body is at rest 55-75% of daily expenditure Energy to digest food - 5 - 15% Physical activity - 10 - 40%...
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