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Metabolism & Nutrition, part 1: Crash Course A&P #36
by Jhulsbrain
Sep 28, 2015 / 117 comments

Metabolism is a complex process that has a lot more going on than personal trainers and commercials might have you believe. Today we are exploring some of its key parts, including vital nutrients — such as water, vitamins, minerals, carbs, fats, and proteins — as well as how anabolic reactions build structures and require energy, while catabolic reactions tear things apart and release energy.

Anatomy of Hank Poster:

Table of Contents
Water, Vitamins, Minerals, Carbs, Fats and Proteins 3:47
Anabolic Reactions Build Structures and Require Energy 2:59
Catabolic Reactions Tear Things Apart and Release Energy 3:17
Metabolism 2:30


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Nicolas Pablo Mulfetti October 2, 2015 18:56:57

Thoughts on Veganism Hank?

Vini L October 2, 2015 19:11:01

Role model af, AF, LIKE LITERALLY A.F.

rani mallela October 2, 2015 21:16:06

What does Dftba mean.

Xiao'sChannel October 3, 2015 3:21:20

You weigh about 80 KG?????? doesn’t look that fat surely

ILI inspiration&passion October 3, 2015 5:19:54

can someone recommend some good medicine universities

ILI inspiration&passion October 3, 2015 5:19:56

can someone recommend some good medicine universities

Sharif S October 3, 2015 17:18:10

Dear Muricans,
Wearing dressshirt over tshirt is as same as wering 2 coats or two pair of
pants. Unbuttoned as casual look only.
Regards Europe.

The Scott channel October 4, 2015 9:37:45


nonchalantd October 4, 2015 9:51:53

5:48 If excess carbs are converted to fat, then why do we need to consume
dietary fats?

Justin Ratcliff October 4, 2015 18:11:02

Thank You so much for your videos Hank. I had no idea you were already 35.
Have you ever considered doing videos on ochem? Have a great week.

Sahira Zuniga October 5, 2015 1:28:18

Great lesson! I love a good refresher on nutrition as it is what I’m going
to school for. Loved the Gordon Ramsay animation, by the way!

Evan Kiss October 5, 2015 19:58:44

Been waiting for something like this forever!

erdal0 October 6, 2015 11:59:52

are there any good books on this?

FieryCarnisphere October 7, 2015 0:51:22

I learned in Chemistry that forming bonds releases energy and breaking
bonds takes energy. Why is this seemingly reversed in anabolism (forming
bonds but taking energy) and catabolism? (breaking bonds but releasing
energy) Help!

Callum Docherty October 11, 2015 5:30:43

Why are this guy and John green the exact same person

Katie Kreischer October 14, 2015 12:37:37

I love you crash course! I aced my microbiology, anatomy and physiology,
and biology classes all cause of watching your videos of repeat. Thank you.
Thank you so much.

Autumn Holt October 19, 2015 17:45:00

Please make a nutrition/food science crash course!

Drake Fellwing October 20, 2015 7:36:38

What are action potentials that you talk about in minerals?

Aquamarine Venomed October 23, 2015 16:53:28

I would love a crash course pharmacology!

Imran Ahmad October 24, 2015 14:05:58

64% +16%+16%+4%+1% = ?????????????????

seekerfan97 October 28, 2015 8:12:10

“picky little Gordon Ramsey”

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