Lipids – or fat – types and functions

Lipids concept mapLipids – or fat as most people call them – have a bad rep and people who diet try to stick to “fat free” diets. It may work in the short term, but we do need some fats. Fat is needed to store energy and also to digest fat soluble vitamins. So, which ones should we eat and which ones should we avoid?

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Carbohydrates – types and functions

All carbohydrates are not equal. The 2 main groups are starch and sugars. Starch are good for energy, fibers and vitamin B, that release the energy and help the body. What all have in common is that they are produced by plants during photosynthesis.
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