Metabolism

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METABOLIC RATE

Metabolic rate is the rate at which your body uses energy

The body is doing work all the time, including muscle movement and functional activities such as digestion, heart beating and tissue repair etc.

All of these mechanisms involve transferring energy. And obviously, the more active you are, the more energy you transfer.

The amount of energy used by the human body per second,minute,hour of the day is called the metabolic rate.

The body gets its energy in the form of chemical energy from food. Most of this ends up…

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