Nutrition in Animals
- Animals and humans have heterotrophic mode of nutrition because they obtain their food directly or indirectly from plants.
- Some complex food components of animal and human nutrition are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.
- The process of breaking down of complex food components into simpler molecules is known as digestion.
- The heterotrophs that derive their energy directly from plants are called herbivores and those who derive their energy indirectly i.e. by eating herbivores are called carnivores.
- Omnivores- feed on bot…
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