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Chapter 3: Metabolism and Energy Balance

Chapter three assignments:


What are calories/kilocalories?


How do the calorie yields look for each of the nutritional sources we could take in?


Discuss energy intake and energy expenditure. What are the many aspects that go into the calculation of energy expenditure?


What are the formulas used to calculate RMR?


We have two forms of energy balance that we are likely to be in. What are these two types? How does it look when we gain weight over time?


What is the currency of cellular energy?


Give a thorough overview the three central energy systems that we use in our bodies.


What are the times each energy system is active as the primary fuel source?


What are the inputs needed for the energy systems to work? What is the ATP production that we get from the various types of fuel?

We include only the most important questions so that the huge ISSA Nutritionist textbook does not completely overwhelm you.

Chapter 3 assignment answers:

You didn’t think we were going to leave you hanging without the answers, did you? Use these answers to double-check your own. Or, use them as a cram guide before the exam.

chapter 3 mnemonics:

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let’s practice one. What are the 5 components of energy out?



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      We have 3 complete (100 questions) ISSA Nutritionist practice exams. These exams were created to feel exactly like the real exam.

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