Bio - 2.1 (1) - Biochemistry and Metabolism

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2.1 (1) - Biochemistry and Metabolism

Charlotte Jones


The nutrients you eat build and maintain a healthy body beacuse;

  • They become part of your body and are used  building blocks to make other substances.
  • They are used to provide energy needed to drive metabolism (living processes)

Risk factors

Risk factors are factors that increase chances of developing particular diseases.

Fibre cannot be digested, but eases the flow of materials through the gut by giving gut muslces bulk to push against. It also helpes to remove waste products like excess bile salts which are toxic. A diet of…


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