Lipids are fats. We generally only think about fats in terms of eating them, and how that fat makes our body look. Mostly, we try to avoid fats and see them as a bad thing, however they are completely essential to our survival and here is why.
The amino acids are responsible for many functions in the human body. Without amino acids, we could not survive. I will provide a brief explanation of the general structure of the twenty amino acids, and show why they are so important for life. Continue reading