The National Institute of General Medical Sciences states that lipids store energy, insulate the body, and protect vital organs. Lipids also act as messengers and begin chemical reactions that control growth, immune func... More »

According to About.com, lipids are a diverse group of fat-soluble biological molecules that can be found throughout the body. They exist in the form of triglycerides, steroids, phospholipids, glycolipids, lipoproteins an... More »

The five functions of lipids are: acting as an energy source, providing insulation and protection to organs, giving structure to cell membranes, insulation and generating heat when temperatures change. Most people have e... More »

Bones, muscle, and skin work together in the human body by providing the body with structure and organs with protection, by moving the body and allowing organs to function, and by containing and protecting all bodily mat... More »

The function of carbohydrates is to provide the body energy for physical activity and the operation of internal organs. The digestive system converts carbohydrates into glucose, which flows through the blood stream for i... More »

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A group of tissues that work together to perform one basic function are called organs. When groups of organs work together to perform the same function, they are referred to as an organ system. More »

The five functions of lipids are: acting as an energy source, providing insulation and protection to organs, giving structure to cell membranes, insulation and generating heat when temperatures change. Most people have e... More »