Flashcards in Energy Deck (10)
What factors influence energy?
Size, Age, Activity, Climate, Gender, Pregnancy
What is oxidation?
When oxygen helps food burn in the body cells to poroduce energy
What are empty kilocalories?
Foods that contain energy but no other nutrient
What happens when energy gets in and energy gets out?
What happens when energy gets in but it doesn't get out
You get overweight
What happens when more energy gets out than energy gets in
You get underweight
What are examples of empty kilocalories?
It means that energy input must be equal to energy output in order to have the correct body weight
Kilocalories or kilojoules