human body


Question by  Xander (38)

What are lipids?

It has something to do with health.


Answer by  LauraLS (195)

Lipids are mainly used for energy storage and to build our cell walls. Lipids include fats such as cholesterol, and fat-soluble vitamins (such as A and D).


Answer by  NoIraqWar (16)

Lipids are an important biomolecule used by the body for a number of purposes, including fat stores and cell membranes. They are necessary for survival. They are formed from hydrocarbon chains. Lipids are one of the categories of biomolecules, along with proteins and carbohydrates.


Answer by  kmain (103)

Lipids are naturally occuring fats, sterols, and vitamins that do not dissolve in water. They make up the fats and cholesterol in the human body.


Answer by  bananaboat (321)

Lipids are usually thought of as fat. They are molecules. Some examples are fats, sterols, waxes, fat-soluble vitamins, diglycerides, and monoglycerides.


Answer by  jsmith (2067)

Lipids are a group of organic molecules that include fats, Vitamins A, D, E, & K, triglycerides, and phospholipids. Amongst other things, they are the main component of cell membranes.

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