METABOLISM is the chemical reactions in the body that convert food to energy.
BASAL METABOLIC RATE (BMR), or resting metabolic rate (RMR), is the amount of calories needed to support the body’s basic functions, like breathing.
NON-EXERCISE ACTIVITY THERMOGENESIS (NEAT) is the energy expended during everyday, nonexercise activities, like walking to your car or doing housework.
SET POINT is the weight at which the body naturally settles.
BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) is an outdated weight-to-height ratio used to assess whether a person is at a healthy weight.