metabolic balance


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metabolic balance

Comparison of the intake and excretion of a specific nutrient. The balance may be negative when an excess of the nutrient is excreted or positive when more is taken in than excreted.
See also: balance
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One type of bacteria in the gut that has been shown to impact metabolic balance and cardiovascular health is Akkermansia muciniphila.
The co-host of Channel 4's Location, Location, Location has shed more than two stone since starting Amelia Freer's metabolic balance diet last July and ditching bread, potatoes and wine.
In this process, the OPG/RANKL/RANK signaling pathway is considered to be critical for adjusting bone metabolic balance. As a member of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) superfamily of ligands, RANKL, which is expressed primarily by osteoblasts and bone marrow stromal cells and occurs membrane-bound on the surface of these cells, plays an important role in the activation of lymphocytes, dendritic cells, and osteoclasts [20, 21].
In this regard, it could be hypothesized that the longer endurance time during an SE after a high-CHO diet period could lead to a greater EPOC and to a higher total energy expenditure in a given exercise training session, which could potentiate the body weight loss and reestablish metabolic balance in individuals engaged in training programs for health promotion.
Banana Water has various benefits, most notably potassium, which supports hydration, assists in metabolic balance and aids in digestion, say company officials.