Which of the Following Nutrients Has the Highest Calorific Value?

1) Carbohydrates

2) Proteins

3) Fats

4) Vitamins

Answer:3) Fats

Explanation:Calorificvalue refers to the amount of heat liberated from the complete combustion of 1 g of food in a bomb calorimeter. The gross calorific value of fats is 9.45 kcal/g. For carbohydrates, it is 4.1 kcal/g and for proteins, it is 5.65 kcal/g.

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