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The answers are: Yes, they know when to stop eating. See this paper. Yes, they store extra energy as fat in the intestine. This one is a little more complicated. They can use extra energy, but not to move faster. Movement doesn't take much energy, and until they're close to death from starvation, they continue to move quite well. As for eggs, they do ...


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I know two databases for such information: The "National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference" (reference 1) from the United States Department of Agriculture (which you list yourself) and the "Nutrition Data" (reference 2) Database. Both allow searching for specific foods and give the values back. I like the second more, since it gives you the complete ...



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