What is the body's main source of energy?

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William B. Salt II., MD
Gastroenterology
Carbohydrates serve as the body's main source of calories or energy and should comprise 50 to 60 percent of your total caloric intake. Most of your carbohydrates should be eaten as beans, vegetables, fruits and whole grains.
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