Digestion transforms food into products your body needs to stay healthy and active. Your digestive system is made up of many organs working together, everything you eat drink passes through it. Find out how processes food. Contents:

Provides researchers, medical personnel, nutrition students, and others with an up-to-date view of several aspects fat digestion absorption describes potential realized applications. Topics addressed include enzymatic in the gastrointestinal tract; uptake products brush border membrane, intracellular transport, incorporation these substances glycerolipids chylomicrons, or their portal transport; methods used to evaluate absorption; effects triglyceride structure on overview studies related malabsorption due pancreatic bile acid deficiency states; simulated household heating reduction uptake, either by feeding unabsorbable food fats interference process usual pharmacological means. Annotation copyrighted Book News, Inc., Portland, OR