Flashcards in Energy in Food and BMR Deck (5)
What is the typical energy requirement per day for adults?
What are the 4 components of daily energy consumption and what are their relative ratios of energy use?
BMR - 60-70%
Specific Dynamic Effect/Postprandial thermogenesis 8-10%
Physical Activity 20-40%
What many kJ/g does alcohol produce?
What are the two enzymes involved in alcohol digestion?
What causes progressive lowering of BMR with age?
Replacement of muscle with fat