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The human body is a complex structure of biological mechanisms that require various nutritional components to function. These nutrients are classified as macronutrients, (proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fibre and water), micronutrients (vitamins, minerals and trace minerals) and phytochemicals. Dietary protein Proteins are made of thousands of single amino acids positioned in complex chains. When proteins are digested in the body they are reverted back to individual amino acids. These individual building blocks are then used to make all the various human proteins, including blood clotting factors, antibodies, hormones, cell receptors,...