Gram for gram, which nutrient(s) provide(s) the least energy?

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Gram for gram, which nutrient(s) provide(s) the least energy?

Nutrients:

The human body requires certain nutrients to be healthy and in order to have energy. The nutrients we need on a regular basis are carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, vitamins, water, and fats.

Answer and Explanation:

Proteins and carbohydrates provide the least energy, gram for gram. One gram of protein and one gram of carbohydrate each provide the body 4 calories...

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