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Which one of the following is not a source of energy for the body?

Lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:57 PM on May. 4, 2012 in Health

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  • Well, protein isn't a GOOD source of energy.
    BrawnwynII

    Answer by BrawnwynII at 10:00 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • My guess would be none of them. Lipids are fats and a source of energy, carbs are definitely energy, vitamins and proteins help feed the body. So I'm guessing they all are sources.
    robinkane

    Answer by robinkane at 10:01 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Proteins
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 10:02 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • It has to be one. I wold have guessed proteins would be a definite source of energy???
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:04 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Well, not really. You need a lot more energy to digest protein than you do with the others. It does repair injury and build muscle but it's dense.
    BrawnwynII

    Answer by BrawnwynII at 10:06 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Vitamins, they don't supply energy directly.
    luvmygrlz

    Answer by luvmygrlz at 10:06 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Yeah, I think I'm going to agree with luvmygrlz. Vitamins (especially B complex) are critical for energy production and use but not a direct supplier.
    BrawnwynII

    Answer by BrawnwynII at 10:09 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • So is there even a solid answer to this question or is it pretty open?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:15 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Carbohydrates are your MAIN source of energy! Proteins are only a source of energy during extreme periods of starvation.
    Also excess proteins is not converted to carbohydrate. They are broken down in the liver and excreted through sweat and Heine.
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 10:17 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • If the question is exactly as you've included in the original post, the answer is vitamins.

    They don't directly supply the body with energy. They do help the body produce and use energy effectively though
    BrawnwynII

    Answer by BrawnwynII at 10:18 PM on May. 4, 2012

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