Molecular structure of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins

We all have read about low carbohydrate, high protein, low cholesterol, and low fat diets. And we understand the importance of maintaining a well-balanced diet. Or do we? To understand the role of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins and their importance in maintaining overall health, let’s discuss the molecular structure of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, and how their structures are related to their overall function.