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Biology Chapter 10

Question:

Why are carbohydrates and fats considered high energy foods?

A) They have a lot of oxygen atoms.

B) They have no nitrogen in their makeup.

C) They can have very long carbon skeletons.

D) They have a lot of electrons associated with hydrogen.

E) They are easily reduced.



Answer:

D) They have a lot of electrons associated with hydrogen.



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Question: Why are carbohydrates and fats considered high energy foods? A) They have a lot of oxygen atoms. B) They have no nitrogen in their makeup. C) They can have very long carbon skeletons. D) They have a lot of electrons associated with hydrogen. E) They are easily reduced.
Answer: D) They have a lot of electrons associated with hydrogen.