How Are Lipids Digested And Absorbed Essays and Term Papers

  • Digestion and Absorption of Fats

    Mouth • In Oesophagus • In Stomach • In Small Intestine • Lipids Absorption • Lipids in the Body Digestion of triglycerides (Fat) through the GI Tract: The triglycerides are digested through the GI tract by the following route: In the Mouth: Fat digestion...

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  • Bytr

    and lipids. Answer Both carbohydrates and lipids are organic compounds that are part of a well-balanced diet and are made up of the elements carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Carbohydrates are water soluble, but lipids are water insoluble and are therefore harder to transport in blood. Lipids are primarily...

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  • Biology

    part in food) Digestion: using physical and chemical means to break down complex organic molecules into smaller usable parts Absorption: pulling in digested molecules into the cells of the digestive tract, then into the blood Egestion: the removal of waste food materials (e.g. cellulose = fibre) from the...

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  • Exam Review

    * 4 layers of the GI tract * How does the autonomic nervous system influence your digestive system? * Digestion starts in the mouth – mechanical and chemical * chemical * Saliva – composed of what? Controlled by autonomic nervous system how? * Lingual lipase ...

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  • Nutrition Notes

    science that studies food and how food nourishes our body and influences our health. b. What are Nutrients? • Nutrients are chemicals found in foods that are critical to human growth and function. (6: Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water) c. How can I figure out a person’s nutrient...

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  • Biology

    * How carbon is cycled in an ecosystem. * Invasive species - something introduced to ecosystem and affects the endemic species.  * How an organism is adapted to successfully survive in it's habitat. Osmosis and Diffusion: * Define osmosis and diffusion. * How they behave...

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    Saliva also contains an enzyme called lysozyme which kills some bacteria. Compare where and how the major types of macromolecules (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids) are digested and absorbed within the mammalian digestive system. Proteins - broken into smaller polypeptides by pepsin...

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  • Exercise 8: Chemical and Physical Processes of Digestion

    positive signs of the Benedict test which should have been positive if a breakdown did occur. What happened to the cellulose in tube #6? It was digested by the bacteria showing a very positive sign for the Benedict test. Activity 3 What is the optimal pH level for pepsin? Why do you think that is...

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  • Nutrition Chapter 3-4 Study Guide

    Nutrition Study Guide, Chapters 3-4 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. __E__ 1. How would you respond to someone who states that white bread is just as nutritious as whole-wheat bread? a. | White bread is just as nutritious because...

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  • Physiology of Small Intestine

    important -- crucial even -- but to what purpose? The purpose, quite simply, is to get the nutrition inherent in the food you ate ready so that it can be absorbed into your body where it can be used by each and every single cell to survive and carry on its individual function. When it comes to the intestinal...

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  • Personal One-Day Intake Log

    Illness, and Death Carbohydrates Major source of fuel for the metabolism. Energy Source for the body. Bread, starchy vegetables, diary, and fruits Lipids Store energy, longer than carbohydrates. Plant oils & animal fats Protein Maintain muscle mass and overall health Meat, Poultry, Fish, & Diary Certain...

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  • Nutrition Study Guide

    body processes. • Essential nutrients- need them, but can’t make them or fast enough. • Macronutrients- need in large amounts (carbohydrates, fats/lipids, proteins – provide energy/calories) • Micronutrients – need in very small amounts (vitamins, minerals- no energy/calories) • Phytochemicals- another...

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  • Digestion Notes

    molecules are digested? * Lipids, Proteins, and Carbohydrates * Questions * What are the specifics of digestion? * What happens in the stomach? * What is the connection/relation between the small and large intestine? * Where does digestion end? * How does digestion...

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  • Biochemistry: Digestive System Notes

    stomach, especially proteins and peptides. The Intestinal phase -begins when chime starts to enter the small intestine. When the chyme contains lipids from the digestion of fats or contains enough HCl to bring its pH below 2, gastric secretion is inhibited. INTESTINAL DIGESTION  -the part of digestion carried on in the intestine...

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  • Essay Paper

    alimentary canal Explain where and how the mechanical breakdown of food occurs. Mechanical digestion begins in the mouth where it is chewed and ground. Then it makes its way to the stomach where gastric juices further break it down into nutrients for the body. How does food move through the digestive...

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  • The Small Intestine

    mucosal folds. The inside of the intestine is not flat, it is in circular folds that allow for more surface area and helps regulate the flow of the digested food. The second feature is the villi. These are tiny finger-like projections from the folds that stick out into the open space. They are also covered...

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  • Study Notes- Nutrition

    high LDL Unsaturated- plant sources have high HDL WATER Up to 2 L per day Digestion Carrying nutrients Eliminating waste Cholesterol: fatty lipid that collects in the body’s tissue. It is produced Atherosclerosis- hardening of the artery walls. Dietary Reference Intakes- based on the amount...

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  • Nutrition Study Guide

    need are divided into 6 major categories: 1. Carbohydrate Known as Starches, Sugars and Fibers Carbohydrate has 4 kcals for each gram 2. Fat (Lipids) Known as Triglycerides, Phospholipids and Sterols (Fats and Oils) fat has 9 kcals per gram 3. Protein Made (synthesized) from basic building...

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  • Understanding Nutrition

    fatty acids attached, it is the main form of fat in the body. 3. What does hydrogenation do to fats? What are trans-fatty acids, and how do they influence heart disease? Hydrogenation process makes fats more saturated (solid) and protects them from ...

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  • Study Guide Test 1

    the 6 classes of nutrients. Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Water Vitamins Minerals Which are macronutrients? Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Water Which are micronutrients? Vitamins Minerals Which are organic? Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Vitamins Which are inorganic? Minerals ...

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