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Balanced lifestyle, balanced energy flow [June 14, 2011, 6:10 a.m.]


Learning objective: All work and no play makes jack a large boy



The task is to balance a virtual metabolism using a spreadsheet as a guide. You need to achieve energy balance or an energy difference of 0. An example of this is below (get your own copy to work on. visit gdocs templates search for 'How your lifestyle affects your metabolism: initial task' and click 'use this template' when you've found it.).  



This is a totally simplified approach to focus solely on the key learning objective. What do you spend your time doing and how does that affect your metabolism.

We use a generic Energy value instead of calories to simplify things further