Short description of how fat is absorbed in the GI tract and how it enters the bloodstream is briefly exemplified.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 8:12 pm ad1c9bdddf
Discuss the normal physiology of fat digestion and absorption and its relationship to malabsorption syndromes.
? Digestion Site: small intestine
? Enzymes: lipases
? Fat is pretreated with bile salts (in duodenum)
? Have polar and nonpolar regions to emulsify fat
? Increases number of triglyceride ...
The expert discusses how fat is absorbed in the GI tract. How it enters the bloodstream is briefly exemplified.