Why our body cannot make food from carbon dioxide, water and minerals like plants do?

Our body cells lack one cell organelle which is present in plants, that is, chloroplast. Chloroplast contains a pigment called chlorophyll which is necessary for the photosynthetic reactions to take place.

Chlorophyll helps the plants to trap sunlight. Also, the mechanism in a plant body is very different from the human body.

Therefore, our bodies cannot make food from Carbon dioxide, water and minerals like plants do.


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Updated on: 26-Apr-2023


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