Kilocalorie - Kilocalorie, energy balance and weight...

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Kilocalorie, energy balance and weight control 1. Kilocalorie a. Define: amount of heat required to raise the amount of 1L to 1 degree Celcius (1kc - ->1L- 1 degree Celcius) b. Determined by bomb calorimeter c. Determining individual k-calorie needs? c.i. Basil metabolic rate (BMR) c.i.1. Metabolism c.i.1.a. Process of food to gain energy c.i.1.b. Food becomes the fuel for our function c.i.2. “basil” c.i.2.a. Minimum energy requirement for life c.i.2.b. Taken when awake and flat on yo back c.i.2.c. Less energy needed when laying than standing c.i.2.d. Determined by 1kg of body weight c.i.3. How to determine c.i.3.a. Convert lbs into kg c.i.3.b. Take kg and multiply by 24 = BMR c.i.4. Variables c.i.4.a. Gender c.i.4.a.i. Male c.i.4.a.ii. Female c.i.4.a.ii.1. Has lower metabolism c.i.4.a.ii.2. Makes 10% decrease of value c.i.4.a.ii.3. Has more fat c.i.4.b. Age : When reached age 30, metabolism decreases 0.5% each year c.i.4.c. State of health c.i.4.c.i. Medication interferes with metabolism
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course BIOL 1400 taught by Professor Professorr.slobodnik during the Fall '09 term at Macomb Community College.

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Kilocalorie - Kilocalorie, energy balance and weight...

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