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What food does for the body!

respired as fuel for movement
(mainly carbohydrates) respired as fuel for body warmth
(mainly carbohydrates and fat) assimilated for body - building
(proteins) used to build up bones etc
(minerals - calcium and phosphate) for smooth running of the body's internal workings
(all nutrients, especially vitamins)

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