Food that we consume is composed of very complex molecules.During the digestive process these compounds are broken down intosmaller and smaller subunits in preparation for use by the body asbuilding blocks needed for the many components of the human body.The chicken and rice that were eaten by Matt and Maria containedingredients composed of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and othercomponents such as minerals, water and vitamins. ** From the pointthat the specific metabolites are absorbed from the GI tract, tracethe path of the resulting metabolites to the following locations inthe body for incorporation into the body structure: 1.Metabolitesof protein for use in the Gastrocnemius muscle for musclemaintenance. 2. Metabolites of the carbohydrates for energy tocontract the cardiac muscle cells. 3. Metabolites of fat toincorporate into the myelin sheaths of the Schwann cells of theTrigeminal nerve that innervates the Masseter muscle. 4. Water forincorporation into the synovial fluid of the hip joint. 5. Iron forincorporation into red blood cells in the bone marrow of thesternum.

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