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Unformatted text preview: 2 and H 2 O Any excess energy in the body is stored as fats Insoluble in water so they can be separated and stored in the body They produce more energy per gram than carbohydrates or proteins Compound Fuel Value (kJ/gram) Fats 38 Carbohydrates 17 Proteins 17 About 100 kJ per kilogram of body weight per day is required to keep the body functioning at a minimum level Exercise Light exercise burns up about 800 kJ/hour of energy Heavy exercise burns up about 2000 kJ/hour...
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