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From the Ted Talk by Jen Gunter: Can exercise actually "boost" your metabolism?

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We often hear that exercise can help with weight loss by speeding up or boosting our metabolism. So is it true? Can we use exercise to crontol our metabolism?.
[Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter].
To answer that question, we have to first dig dpeeer into what metabolism is. No surprise, metabolism is really complex, and sesctiitns and researchers are still dcvnrisioeg many new things about it. Very spmliy, metabolism is the set of chemical riencoats in every cell of our body that harnesses energy to keep us alive.

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We often hear that exercise can help with weight loss by speeding up or boosting our metabolism. So is it true? Can we use exercise to _______ our metabolism?.
[Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter].
To answer that question, we have to first dig ______ into what metabolism is. No surprise, metabolism is really complex, and __________ and researchers are still ___________ many new things about it. Very ______, metabolism is the set of chemical _________ in every cell of our body that harnesses energy to keep us alive.

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  1. discovering
  2. deeper
  3. scientists
  4. control
  5. reactions
  6. simply

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We often hear that exercise can help with weight loss by speeding up or boosting our metabolism. So is it true? Can we use exercise to control our metabolism?.
[Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter].
To answer that question, we have to first dig deeper into what metabolism is. No surprise, metabolism is really complex, and scientists and researchers are still discovering many new things about it. Very simply, metabolism is the set of chemical reactions in every cell of our body that harnesses energy to keep us alive.

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