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Fats offer a vast source of energy. (32kj as opposed to carbohydrates lowly 17kj for molecule)
Fats can also be converted into adipose tissue which insulates and protects the body.
Protein can be converted to glucose in deamination. And can also be used in growth replacement and repair of cells. Also used in replicating DNA during mitosis.
•What are some of the benefits that unsaturated fats and proteins provide when included in a balanced diet? Explain your answer.