Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #36

Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #36

Metabolism is a complex process that has a lot more going on than personal trainers and commercials might have you believe. Today we are exploring some of its key parts, including vital nutrients — such as water, vitamins, minerals, carbs, fats, and proteins — as well as how anabolic reactions build structures and require energy, while catabolic reactions tear things apart and release energy.

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Table of Contents
Water, Vitamins, Minerals, Carbs, Fats and Proteins 3:47
Anabolic Reactions Build Structures and Require Energy 2:59
Catabolic Reactions Tear Things Apart and Release Energy 3:17
Metabolism 2:30

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50 Replies to “Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #36”

  1. This is why I love CrashCourse. Always straight to the point, VERY informational and made easy to understand with pictures and animations. I love it when I get curious on something, search it up and find CrashCourse videos on it. First found CrashCourse trying to get a better understanding of Economics and it helped me significantly in my college course. Didn’t even need to read the textbook, just find what the chapters are about and head on to CrashCourse to explain it in details and elaborate; coming out with better grades and exam scores than others who actually reads the textbook. Definitely one of the best channel made on YouTube. Educational, yet made fun and engaging.

  2. So theoretically we can live forever if we let these processes play out without adding to it via fasting for a significant amount of time?

  3. My professor is using this for our nutrition course because our classes are online now due to COVID-19. It’s really cool! He built a quiz into it and everything!

  4. Not hating I really like these videos. They help a lot. Thank you! However, did anyone notice that the percentage of the composition of the percentage of our bodies. 64%+ 16%+16%+4% +1%= 101%
    Which does not make sense. Please correct this or explain the reasoning behind it ! Thank you

  5. Normally I need to put 1.25 or 1.5 or even 1.75 speed in videos where people explain things because they speak so slow but here 0.75 seems reasonable

  6. Feedback for the video. For god sake please slow down.

    Imagine taking cooking class…u did a fantastic at procuring the vegetables all the ingredients, u got the recipe by hearted in your mind..u got utensils….but u just rushed through everything….just so unbelievably fast that people only saw 20%of the action rest was in 4x speed….you may end up with a good dish but you could have done a lot better in teaching others how to cook.

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