Measuring Metabolism-- Basal Metabolic Rate and Respiratory Quotient Video Lessons

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Problem: Compared to other people, a person who has a "thrifty metabolism" _____.A. loses excess energy in the form of body heatB. gains weight easilyC. burns three times for fatD. metabolizes more glucose than fatty acids for energy

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Energy Sources for the Body:

: Glucose → stored in the form of glycogen

: Fatty Acids → stored in adipose tissues ("body fat")

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Compared to other people, a person who has a "thrifty metabolism" _____.

A. loses excess energy in the form of body heat

B. gains weight easily

C. burns three times for fat

D. metabolizes more glucose than fatty acids for energy

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