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metabolize

[mə′tab·ə‚līz]
(physiology)
To transform by metabolism; to subject to metabolism.
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Fatty acid metabolism is involved in the production of energy within the cells, while an increased sensitivity to insulin "would result in the lean phenotype that the thoroughbred is known for, because they have highly adapted the ability to metabolise sugars and remain lean under those circumstances," she said.
Experts in the US found autistic kids are unable to metabolise key fatty acids that help the body fight inflammation which causes brain damage.
When they do not work t o capacity some of their load is dumped on to the liver - one of the liver's primary functions is to metabolise stored fat into usable energy for the body but if the liver is having to do some of the kidney's work it cannot operate at full throttle and as a result it metabolises less fat and more fat remains stored in the body.
You should also limit your consumption of commercially-raised meats including beef, pork, and chicken because these meats contain high saturated fats and decrease the body's ability to metabolise oestrogen.
Chromium is an essential mineral that helps the body to metabolise fat.
l Intelligent foods which metabolise to give energy, but decide for themselves when they will be digested, so avoiding weight gain;
Tilbury says both strains are equipped with three genes necessary to breakdown or metabolise the man-made chemical to its final product, cyanuric acid, which is then used as a nitrogen source by bacteria.
CHAPTER 3: HOW PHASE I SYSTEMS METABOLISE SUBSTRATES.
Patients in this group tend to metabolise more of their stored fat, resulting in higher levels of fatty acids being present within the ovary, which research has already shown to be toxic for the growing eggs before ovulation.
For a hangover she suggests: "Milk thistle is very good because it helps the liver to metabolise alcohol and protects it from the effects of alcohol.
Avoid alcohol as it can affect your liver's ability to metabolise blood sugar.