In the body, energy consumption is part of energy homeostasis. It derived from food energy. Energy consumption in the body is a product of the basal metabolic rate and the physical activity level. The physical activity level are defined for a non-pregnant, non-lactating adult as that person's total energy expenditure (TEE) in a 24-hour period, divided by his or her basal metabolic rate (BMR):
Following table shows the energy requirement of the human body.
|Physical Activity||Energy requirement
Topics related to energy consumption in a demographic sense are:
- Worldwide energy supply
- World energy consumption
- Domestic energy consumption
- Electric energy consumption
Effects of energy consumptionEdit
Reduction of energy consumptionEdit
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