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How is some energy wasted between each stage of a food chain? Name 5 ways

Energy is stored in faeces, urea (in urine), used in respiration, movement, keep a constant temperature, wasted to the surroundings


Which process in cells releases energy from food material?



What food, meat or veg, gives you more energy to grow?

Meat. Energy from veg is wasted in faeces and urine


What is caused by the energy wastage between each stage of a food chain?

Not all the energy taken in by an organism results in the growth of that organism