Controlling mass B1.1.1

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CONTROLLING MASS

METABOLIC RATE

  • Metabolic rate is the rate at which all the chemical reactions are carried out in the body
  • Metabolic rate is affected by many factors
    • how many muscles you have
    • how much exercise you do
    • some INHERITED FACTORS 

A man usually has a higher metabolic rate than a woman of the same mass, because muscle cells use

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