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Among the following food items, which one has the highest amount of carbohydrates?


A

Pea

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B

Apple

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C

Banana

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D

Cabbage

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Solution

The correct option is C

Banana


The correct option is C:

Explanation of the correct option:

  1. Carbohydrates are converted to glucose in the body when ingested.
  2. This is then either used for immediate energy or stored in the liver and muscles for later use as energy.
  3. Simple sugars, also known as simple carbs, are quickly absorbed, resulting in a burst of energy.
  4. The carbohydrate content of bananas is much higher than that of other fruits.
  5. The carbohydrate content of a banana is 23 grams per 100 grams.

Explanation of the incorrect option:

Option A:

The carbohydrate content of a pea is 14 grams per 100 grams.

Option B:

The carbohydrate content of an apple is 14 grams per 100 grams.

Option D:

The carbohydrate content of cabbage is 6 grams per 100 grams.

Final answer: Among the given food items, banana has the highest amount of carbohydrates


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