Chemical Energy

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I dont quite get how food is considered chemical energy. Can someone clear this up and explain it to me?
 

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mathman
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The simple explanation is that carbohydrates, fats, and proteins undergo a series of chemical reactions (essentially oxidation) in the body which releases energy.
 

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