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Gram per gram what provides the most energy a) carbohydrate b)

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Gram per gram what provides the most energy?
a) carbohydrate
b) proteins
c) alcohol
d) fat
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Abby replied 5 years ago.
Hello,

The answer is Fat.

1 gram of carbohydrate contains 4 kcal
1 gram of protein contains 4 kcal
1 gram of alcohol contains 7 kcal
1 gram of fat contains 9 kcal.


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