Metabolic Rate

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  • Created on: 26-03-14 09:11
Regular exercise keeps you healthy
It maintains a good metabolic rate
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It requires energy and so uses a lot of calories
If they are not used up, they are stored possibly as fat
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The metabolic rate is...
The rate at which chemical reactions happen in the cells in your body
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One major metabolic reaction is...
Respiration - releasing energy from the food we eat
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_______ factors can affect the metabolic rate
Inherited - some people inherit genes that give them a higher or lower metabolic rate than others
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The _______ the proportion of muscle to fat in your body, the higher the metabolic rate
Higher - because muscles cells use more energy
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The _____ exercise you do, the faster your metabolic rate
More - because more energy is needed
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The ______ it is, the lower your metabolic rate
Warmer - we use less energy to keep our body temperature at 37 degrees
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It requires energy and so uses a lot of calories

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If they are not used up, they are stored possibly as fat

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The metabolic rate is...

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One major metabolic reaction is...

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_______ factors can affect the metabolic rate

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