Energy consumption

Energy consumption is the amount of energy used.[1]


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):[2]



Topics related to energy consumption in a demographic sense are:

Effects of energy consumptionEdit

Reduction of energy consumptionEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Energy consumption definition and meaning - Collins English Dictionary".
  2. ^ "Human energy requirements: Principles and Definitions". Report of a Joint FAO/WHO/UNU Expert Consultation. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2004. Retrieved 2009-10-15.

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