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Can someone please give me a SIMPLE definition of metabolism. I've seached tons of dictionaries, but they all give a long and confusing definition and I'm not sure if I understand the concept.. Please help!!

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    This looks pretty simple.

    http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/body_basics/metabolism.html

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    Easy! Metabolism is the rate of how fast your food digests

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    Not exactly Brad. Metabolism is the rate of energy conversion in the cells from sugar to work energy.

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    Thank you So much! This was a HUGE help!!!

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    You're welcome.

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