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Consumption

Consumption

1. The using up of something, especially the rate at which it is used.

2. Obsolete term for a wasting of the tissues of the body, usually tuberculous.

Origin: L. Con-sumo, pp. -sumptus, to take up wholly, use up, waste The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).


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Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

Sugar stimulates weight gain as much as other carbohydrates or other macronutrients: fats and proteins. It's about calorie intake, not sugars. The point is, that sugary foods are usually calorie dense. One chocolate bar (100 grams) or cake can have over 500 Calories. By drinking soda or fruit juices...

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by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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sugar consumption and weight gain

How eating sugar(sucrose) causes weight gain ? Table sugar has low glycemic index than commonly used foods and we use little amount sugar ( usually few grams and it add only few calories ). Then, why we want to go for artificial sweeteners for dieting? Sugar converted into glucose and fructose by di...

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by josem
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:14 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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How much CO²/O² does lettuce consume/produce on average?

... on your help. I need an rough average on the following amounts using a single full-grown plant as reference in a 24h time span: ⋅  CO² consumption via photosynthesis ⋅  O² production via photosynthesis ⋅  H²O consumption via photosynthesis ⋅  CO² production ...

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by keks
Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:49 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How much CO²/O² does lettuce consume/produce on average?
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Re: Ecological Niche

... Ecological Niche - The way a species 'makes its living;' where it lives, what it consumes, and how it avoids consumption by predators or displacement by other species. ; however, for completeness I would also include procreate. while searching for the source ...

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by Gannet
Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecological Niche
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