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1

what atoms are in carbohydrates?

carbon, hydrogen and oxygen

2

what atoms are in lipids?

carbon, hydrogen, oxygen,

3

what atoms are in proteins?

carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur

4

what atoms are in nucleic acids?

carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus

5

why is calcium important in the body?

it is necessary for nerve impulses transmitted in muscle contraction

6

why is sodium important in the body?

important in kidney function

7

why is ammonia important?

production of nitrate ions by bacteria