From Last Class: Digestion, Absorption, and Distribution of Dietary Fat
Breakfast on February 22: It is always amazing to me that many of you ask, “How can I gain weight?” This is a complex question! But it definitely begins with a great breakfast. Here is a high protein, high potassium breakfast – easily made in one frying pan. The vegetables are just as important as the eggs!
On page 3 of the Review Sheet, you do not need to know the Dietary Protein section:
I love to have dogs in my class – even if they sleep through my lecture!
Digestion of Protein in the Small Intestine – Proteins are degraded by a family of proteases that are secreted from the pancreas. The resulting amino acids are transported into the enterocytes using many different transporters. In general, the overall scheme is not all that different from the digestion of starch and the uptake of glucose.