Nutrients


Carbohydrates Form Function: Carbohydrates are the major source of energy and
storage of energy in animal metabolism. Proteins Form Function: Proteins build
body muscle in body parts. Proteins are vital to the repair and maintenance of
body tissues and for normal growth and development. Lipids Form Function: Lipids
are used to insulate. Minerals Form . Function: Different minerals have
different functions. Some are used for building bones, operating muscles, and
absorbing oxygen. Vitamins Form Function: Vitamins are used to maintain a
balance and keep chemical reactions running smoothly. Water Form Function: Most
reactions need water to take place in. Water is also used to carry other
nutrients to all parts and to regulate temperature. Amylase Form Function: It is
found in saliva and changes starch to glucose.