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2.2 Where Does All the Energy Go?

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    • Our body extracts energy from food. Where do you think all this energy goes? What processes do you think consume the most energy?

    • it is consumed to maintain homeostasis, most likely the brain, digestive tract, and other regulatory processes

    • I guess most of the energy goes into maintaining our low entropy (organized) configuration through metabolic processes. For example, the function of the neurons depends on a sodium pump which requires energy; same can be said about muscle activity and pretty much every process in the body (the brain consumes a lot of energy as well).

    • Is is used to maintain homeostasis of the universe

    • The energy we get from food goes into the cells. Synthesis consumes energy.

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