2 Proteins their function is to help with repairing bones muscles skin and

2 proteins their function is to help with repairing

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2. Proteins their function is to help with repairing bones, muscles, skin and blood cells. Protein also is a key element of antibodies that protect us from diseases, enzymes that control chemical activities in the body and many hormones that regulate body function. 3. Carbohydrates which helps us with supply of energy we need on a daily basis. 4. Fats which has 2 large components known as lipids and one is cholesterol and its primary function is that it’s an essential component of the cell membrane and of many important functional chemicals including hormones. The second one is triglycerides and its primary function is when we consume too many calories from any source, the liver converts the excess into triglycerides which is stored in fat cells throughout the body and fats are also broken down into
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components that contribute to cell structure and many important body chemicals. 5. Vitamins, which are organic compounds that promote growth and essential to life and health. They are classified as fat soluble which means they are absorbed through intestinal tract with the help of fats, or water soluble and are absorbed though the intestinal tract directly into the bloodstream. 6.Minerals, which are inorganic indestructible elements that aid physiological processes and build body tissues and assist body processes. (Page122-132)
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