Atkins or "Fadkins" - 668 Words
• made of amino acids
• main functions - cell synthesis and repair, energy as needed
• examples - soy, beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, animal products (milk, meats, cottage cheese, etc.)
• made of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen
• main functions - primary energy source, fat and protein metabolism, energy reserves in stored glycogen, blood glucose fuels brain and CNS
• examples - starch, sugars (breads, pasta, starchy vegetables, fruit sugars, simple...
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