ShareEnergy Balance and Weight Management
Energy balance and weight management have a direct correlation because the human body has a limited supply of energy. Energy balance and weight management in the terms of who much food we eat and how much energy we expend. In my article Good Nutrition and the Body, I explain how this correlation has an effect on many systems in our body ranging from hormonal status, mental outlook, stress, and of course weight management just to name a few. Below we will take a look at energy balance and
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ShareATP and Energy Transfer Processes
ATP and Energy Transfer Processes supplies the energy to perform every bodily action. ATP is required for every muscle contraction, and ATP is even needed to make more ATP. In my article What is ATP, I discusses what ATP is in depth.
A high-level view of what ATP is and does is that ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) is needed for practically every action in our body. Or put another way, ATP is the energy source for all human movement. Through the digestive process energy is released from the nutrients
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ShareWhat is ATP?
What is ATP is a question that I get asked a lot. Most athletic have an understanding of what ATP is and that it provides the energy they need to perform. In my article Food: Nutrition Absorption and Delivery I discussed that after we eat a meal, the nutrients are digested, absorbed and screened by the liver and then sent into the bloodstream of the body to reach target cells. Once the nutrients reach their target cells a number of things can happen such as: 1) they are oxidized for
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ShareSix Different Levels of the Human Body: Level One and Two – ATOMS, MOLECULES, and CELLS
(Part one in a three part series)
Have you ever seen a science program about the planet earth and our solar system where they start with a close up of the earth and then pan out? Imagine starting at the surface of the earth and moving away. Next you see the continents, then the plant earth, then our solar system. Farther yet you see the Milky Way, then our galactic companions, then the local supercluster. You start
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