Energy Balance

In biology, energy homeostasis, or the homeostatic control of energy balance, is a biological process that involves the coordinated homeostatic regulation of food intake and energy expenditure. Read on, and You will learn about...

  • Energy From Food (Caloric Density)

  • Burning Stored Energy  (Fat and Glycogen)

  • How much energy does one burn while at rest? (Resting Metabolic Rate)

  • How much food should you eat to lose weight? (Negative Energy Balance)

  • How much food do you need to eat to gain weight? (Positive Energy Balance)

  • How much food do you need to eat to maintain weight? (Maintenance Calories)

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