Flashcards in Introduction Deck (7)
Are proteins macronutrients or micronutrients?
They are macronutrients
What elements are present in proteins?
How do proteins differ from both carbohydrates and lipids in terms of elemental composition?
Nitrogen is present in Proteins
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
What is the function of nitrogen in proteins?
It is necessary for growth
What are proteins made up of?