Energy Intake and Expenditure of Selected Manual Labourers


  • Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore, India


Energy is a basic nutritional requirement of man, who is a homeotherm and endotherm, with ability to produce and regulate heat. Heat production is a byproduct of his dynamic biochemical activity characterised by several chemical changes, mostly oxidations, through which energy from food is liberated and converted into mechanical work and heat.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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