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What are involuntary muscle activities?

Ms. Ashley Koff, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Involuntary muscle activities are going on continuously to keep you alive. Your heart, which itself is a muscle, pumps oxygen and nutrients to cells; muscle action pumps lymph through your lymphatic system as part of your immune system; breathing depends on muscles to deliver oxygen; and muscle activity in the skin allows us to sweat and maintain our temperature.
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