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This is an interesting question (I really mean this — see below), for which a straight answer is remarkably difficult to find on the web. When I googled for it I got pages with statements that obligate anaerobic bacteria still had the electron transport chain (ETC) and ATP synthase as there were different electron acceptors other than oxygen. Yes, we know ...


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In a very simplified explanation - the body usually picks the process which is easiest/ fastest which would be to absorb the glucose then the fat would be used for energy as this takes longer to digest and absorb because it is a relatively complex molecule which also requires bile to emulsify it. Starchy/ high glucose products will already be broken down ...



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