Advertisement

How does the body get energy from the foods we eat?

Jonathan A. Fialkow, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The body gets energy from the foods we eat by converting fats and proteins into energy for muscles, while carbohydrates are converted into sugars. Learn more in my video.

Continue Learning about Energy Boosters

Surprising Ways Holiday Giving is Good for You
Surprising Ways Holiday Giving is Good for You
Ever wonder why people keep giving to charity, especially when times are tough and you'd think everyone's just hardwired to survive? (Americans donate...
Read More
How can conscious breathing boost my energy if I'm a teen?
Daphne OzDaphne Oz
We take for granted that our body is programmed to breathe automatically, and we stop thinking a...
More Answers
Boost Your Energy Level in 11 Steps
Boost Your Energy Level in 11 StepsBoost Your Energy Level in 11 StepsBoost Your Energy Level in 11 StepsBoost Your Energy Level in 11 Steps
Recharge your batteries so you can keep on going like the Energizer bunny.
Start Slideshow
Reap the Health Benefits of a Power Nap
Reap the Health Benefits of a Power Nap

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.