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2. What is the function of carbohydrates?

  • Insulation (in humans and animals) and to grow pollen in plants
  • Quick energy (sugar), good for energy storage (starches) and for creating structure (cellulose or cell wall in plants)
  • Needed for growth and repair of tissues in both humans and plants
  • To create colour

3. What is the function of protein?

  • Creation of bones and teeth, generating lost amounts of blood, stopping excess sweating
  • To insulate the body
  • Growth and repair, hormones(eg insulin), immune system, enzymes and to provide energy in emergencies
  • To break down unnecessary cells and to find potentially cancerous cells before they turn cancerous

4. What is the function of lipids?

  • Provide energy, act as an energy store and provide insulation
  • Aid the movement of food through the intestine
  • Necessary for calcium absorption
  • Needed to prevent scoliosis of the spine

5. Where can carbohydrates be found?

  • Pasta
  • Birds
  • Fish
  • Tomatoes


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