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Posted by on Monday, April 5, 2010 at 8:57pm.

Are vegetables comprised primarily of carbs, proteins or fat?

I'm talking about the digestive system and I want to know what enzyme breaks down vegetables. Pepsin breaks down proteins which is like meat. Gastric lipase breaks down fats which is like cheese and amylase breaks down carbs which is like bread. Where do vegetables fit in?

  • Nutrition - , Monday, April 5, 2010 at 9:05pm

    Veges are mainly fiber, carbohydrate, limited protein, and very limited fat, but veges have high vitamin content, if cooked properly.

  • Nutrition - , Monday, April 5, 2010 at 9:30pm

    Thanks bobpursley :)

  • Nutrition - , Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 10:59pm

    Yes that's true

  • Nutrition - , Monday, April 19, 2010 at 8:57am

    nutrition is the mode taking food by an organisums and its utlisation by the body.

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