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For example, the energy acquired during lunch may be needed in the late afternoon for a sporting activity. How can we guarantee the energy necessary for the anabolic phases which occur at a different time and later than the catabolic phases? The extraordinary functional capacity of our body has devised a system known as coupling or biological stratagem with which it manages to find energy even in the absence of a catabolic phase. This consists in accumulating the energy released by the spontaneous reactions in stable high-energy bonds, whose most important molecule is adenosine triphosphate or ATP, which is a real energy reserve ready for use when the body needs it.
It is therefore of paramount importance to know on the one hand the energy requirements of the individual in order to choose and create an optimal diet and ensure well being as long as possible. The calculation of the energy requirements of an individual is based on energy expenditure. To calculate energy expenditure, calorimetric methods may be used, with direct or indirect measurements of energy, as well as non-calorimetric methods. Among the former there is direct calorimetry which measures the heat released by the body and is based on the principle that all the energy consumed by the body to perform work is returned in the form of heat.