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1

Are proteins macronutrients or micronutrients?

They are macronutrients

2

What elements are present in proteins?

Hydrogen
Carbon
Oxygen
Nitrogen

3

How do proteins differ from both carbohydrates and lipids in terms of elemental composition?

Nitrogen is present in Proteins

4

Other than H, O, C and N, what other elements are present in proteins?

Sulfur (S), iron (Fe), and phosphorus are present in small amounts

5

What is the function of nitrogen in proteins?

It is necessary for growth

6

What are proteins made up of?

Amino acids

7

How many amino acids are there?

20