AN SC 260 - 6.2
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What is basal metabolism?
A fasting animal doing no work producing no product
In the absence of food, nutrients are generated from...
What is Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)?
Energy needed to sustain life, in resting, post-absorptive state.
What is Fasting Heat Production (FHP)?
Heat production at maintenance, no energy (gain or product) retained.
Which is higher: BMR or FHP?
BMR is slightly higher
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