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What's basal metabolic rate predicting?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Caloric burn at rest

Dependent on what you eat (prtein vs sugar and starch, your total muscle mass.
Your muscle/fat ratio. Fat has very low metabolic activity. Muscle burns much more calories at rest.

In brief: Caloric burn at rest

Dependent on what you eat (prtein vs sugar and starch, your total muscle mass.
Your muscle/fat ratio. Fat has very low metabolic activity. Muscle burns much more calories at rest.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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