Cells are the makeup of every living thing! There are two types of cells: plant and animal cells. We are going to talk about Cells in general. Cells make energy by getting Carbon in the form of sugar. Depending on the organism, it makes its own food or eat food to survive. Cells also make proteins for your body. Proteins help your body stay healthy. Your DNA, the stuff that makes you you and me me, is stored inside of the middle of the cell called the Nucleus. This is what cells are!