Energy of Life

ISBN-10: 0002559307

ISBN-13: 9780002559300

Edition: 1999

Authors: Guy Brown

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We all know what it's like to be short of energy, or even full of energy, but what is energy? This book follows the development of our ideas of biological energy, from the concept of life itself to current research on brain energy and body clocks.
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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 292
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.45" long
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
Originsp. 7
The Story of Living Energyp. 22
Energy Itselfp. 65
The Machinery of Lifep. 77
The Body Electricp. 87
Mitochondria: The Monsters Withinp. 100
The Pace of Life and Deathp. 115
Getting Fat and Staying Thinp. 125
Exercise, Fatigue and Stressp. 140
Mind Energyp. 168
Brain Energyp. 199
Sex and Sleepp. 223
Mood, Madness and Creative Energyp. 240
How to Get More Energyp. 254
Sources and Further Readingp. 263
Glossaryp. 275
Indexp. 281
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