Serves as a source of energy for metabolic processes, it's broken down into ADP by hydrolysis during cell metabolism.
Basal Metabolic Rate
How much energy your body uses while sleeping/ resting .
1 calorie=1 kilogram of water
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Oxygen and nutrients react to one another so the cell can extract energy
Group of organs working together to convert food into energy
Triangular diagram representing many options to be eaten each day
A sugar with important energy source
A component of carbohydrates
Any organic compounds that are fatty acids
A chemical process that occurs inside a organism in order to maintain life
A substance of natural occurance
The process of which plants turn light energy into chemical energy
Makes up to 15% of our body's weight and is essential to making/building muscle mass