43 Nutrition Secrets Revealed
intestinal wall easily. Some nutrients such as water and fat
soluble vitamins need a carrier to take them across the wall.
Other nutrients such as proteins and glucose move across the
wall and into the blood stream by themselves but use energy to
Once we’ve eaten the right types of food, does
that mean that we always absorb it’s
Once the processes I’ve just talked about have been completed,
your body has digested and absorbed the food. However, before
the nutrients have actually entered the blood stream, the
nutrients are not actually considered to have entered your body.
So you can actually eat a whole lot of good food without
absorbing it’s nutrients.
You can ensure that you absorb the maximum amount of
nutrients through a number of ways, but the major concerns
would be to limit caffeine and alcohol intake, as alcohol can
reduce the secretion of digestive enzymes that help to break