energy balance

noun

Definition of energy balance

: the relation between intake of food and output of work (as in muscular or secretory activity) that is positive when the body stores extra food as fats and negative when the body draws on stored fat to provide energy for work

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“Energy balance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/energy%20balance. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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