You Are What You Eat Protein Steak Structural proteins, enzymes and energy Amino acids (a) Structural Proteins (b) Carbohydrate breakdown ATP Fat Butter Glycerol and fatty acids Carbohydrates Apple Structural components Energy production Build membranes Stored energy (c) Fat breakdown Fat droplet ATP ATP Figure 3.14
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