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Carbohydrates are various combinations of sugar units, or saccharides, and are the major energy source for the body. Each gram of carbohydrate contains four calories. The average person requires approximately 2,000 calories per day. Since about 60 % of our calories come from carbohydrates, it is recommended that 1,200 of our daily coloric intake from carbohydrates.

What is the stated main idea in this paragraph?
a) Carbohydrates are various combinations of sugar units, or saccharides and are the major source of energy for the body.
b) Each gram of carbohydrate contains four calories
c) The average person requires approximately 2,000 calories per day
d) Since about 60% of our calories come from carbohydrates, it is recommended that 1,200 of our daily caloric intake from carbohydrates

I believe the answer is D but I'm not sure

Thanks in advance

  • Reading/English -

    The main idea usually occurs more toward the beginning of a passage and rarely has such specific details in it.

    Not D. What do you think?

  • reading/english -

    a?

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    Yes, A!!

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