The Skinny on Foods and Metabolism

Weisenberger, Jill
July 2010
Environmental Nutrition;Jul2010, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p1
The article offers updates related to metabolism. It mentions that metabolism is the full system of biochemical processes working inside the body, wherein the use of calories or energy for the metabolic processes is the metabolic rate. It explores the importance of taking in protein-rich foods, and explains that it can nourish one's body and help one feel full longer. Factors which influence metabolic rate such as exercise, catechines and caffeine are discussed.


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