Energy from FoodDoes food really contain energy?

Check out this experiment with toasted oats and cheese balls.

Take a look at the following video demonstration and watch the type of energy that is released from these different food types.

Obviously, the way we as people receive energy from food is a much more controlled experience, but this experiment does indicate that foods higher in oils and calories do have quite a bit of energy contained in them.

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