June 23, 2024

What Is Metabolism, and How Does It Work?

“Your metabolism is what’s in control of your body and how it makes and burns energy from food,” says Melissa Majumdar, RD, the bariatric coordinator at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “We rely on our metabolism to do everyday activities but also to breathe, think, digest, circulate blood, and regulate temperature,” she explains.


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