# 10 g of beet sugar containing 95% sucrose was added to the tea. How much energy can the body absorb from a given portion

10 g of beet sugar containing 95% sucrose was added to the tea. How much energy can the body absorb from a given portion of sugar with an efficiency of 56%? How much energy is lost as heat? 1) We calculate the content of pure sucrose in 10 g of sugar:
10 g is 100%
x g is 95%, x = 9.5 g (sucrose).
2) It is known that the oxidation of 1 g of carbohydrates releases 17.6 kJ of energy. We calculate how much energy is contained in 9.5 g of sucrose:
17.6 kJ x 9.5 g = 167.2 kJ.
3) The human body assimilates only 56% of this energy, i.e.:
167.2 kJ – 100%
x kJ – 56%,
x = 93.632 kJ (used by the body).
4) Determine the amount of energy lost in the form of heat:
167.2 kJ – 93.632 kJ = 73.568 kJ (consumed as heat). Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.