Proteins – types and functions

Protein is essential for growth and repair of the body – tissue, hair and nails. It forms the structural and functional elements of body cells.

So, what is protein?
Protein is a macronutrient made up of amino acids. Protein contains carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) like carbs do, but unlike carbs and fat, protein also contain nitrogen (N).

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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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