Essay on Topic 3 review

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Topic 3 - Energy systems- review
The function of the 3 macronutrients (protein,fat,carbohydrates) in the diet, as each perform vital functions in the body. Micronutrients main function is to help in metabolism and tissue function, also to treating disease.
I’m not to sure.
A fat molecule is a made out of a molecule of glycerol and three molecules of fatty acids. A saturated fat are found in animal products and processed foods
A nonessential is an amino acid that can be made by humans and so is not essential .nonessential amino acids: alanine, arginine, asparagine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamic acid, glutamine, glycine, proline, serine, and tyrosine.
Both energy content in carbohydrate and protein are very similar, but lipids is double of what you find in carbohydrate/proteins.
3.2-Carb & Fat Metabolism
.Metabolism is defined as :the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life. Anabolism is defined as the synthesis of complex molecules in living organisms from simpler ones together with the storage of energy; constructive metabolism.Digestion and Cellular respiration are two types of catabolism . Digestion break the bonds in those molecules and cellular respiration converts biochemical energy to ATP.
Glycogen is defined as a substance deposited in bodily tissues as a store of carbohydrates. It is a polysaccharide that forms glucose on hydrolysis.Glycogen is stored in the liver and the muscles
Insulin is…