Metabolism is a combination of all the activities that continuously take place in your body. Think of your metabolism as two main crews working together: a construction crew and a demolition crew.
The demolition creates energy by breaking down:
Waste products are created in this process and removed from your body when you sweat, exhale and go to the bathroom.
The construction crew uses this energy to build:
Your body needs energy for everything, from thinking to breathing to walking up stairs.
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