Basal or Resting Metabolic Rate

Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) and Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) are measures of resting energy expenditure, which can be helpful in assisting patients with weight loss. BMR and RMR represent the minimum amount of energy required to keep your body functioning, including your heart beating, lungs breathing, and maintaining normal body temperature. Although the terms BMR and RMR are sometimes used interchangeably, they are measured under different conditions and have slightly different interpretation.

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