When we think of metabolism, we often simplify it much too dramatically, considering only our caloric intake and energy expenditure. In fact, metabolism is so much more than most people even realize, being responsible for all of the chemical processes that go on inside your body that allow you to function normally. Breaking down nutrients and building up or repairing the body is simply one part of metabolism. Let’s talk through the specifics of metabolism and how our everyday life can impact the process.

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