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Geography
Course
GGR107H1
Professor
Charles Z Levkoe
Semester
Summer

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12-06-16 3:03 PM 8.4 What are the Primary roles of individual nutrients? Individual nutrients have a unique role towards our body Macronutrients: large nutrients that support our body Micronutrients: they are required in smaller amounts and also support our body 8.4.1 carbohydrates are the primary source of energy Carbohydrates are the main source of energy It can be found in simple sugars such as glucose 8.4.2 Lipids also provide energy lipid is diverse and also includes fats, oil, phospholipids and sterols Lipids are important to store excess energy 8.4.3 Proteins Provide the Building Blocks for Tissue Synthesis Protein can be used for energy but is usually not the primary source Contains sulphur Contribute to basic building blocks known as amino acids Tissues in muscles and are used to prod
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