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LRMS Energy in Our Bodies
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Adenosine triphosphate; a compound that releases energy during the process of cellular respiration
Basal Metabolic Rate
the rate at which the body uses energy while at rest to keep vital functions going, such as breathing and keeping warm
a unit used in measuring the amount of energy food provides when eaten and digested:
a nutrient that provides energy, typically made of sugars or starches
The chemical process that generates most of the energy in the cell, supplying molecules needed to make the metabolic reactions
the body system that circulates blood through the body, consisting of the heart, blood vessels, and blood
a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body
a nutritional diagram in the shape of a pyramid
a simple carbohydrate (sugar) that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates
The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body.
the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life
a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence
the process by which green plants and some other organisms use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water
a nutrient that is especially for the growth and repair of body tissue; building blocks
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