small intestine

Nutrient Absorption and ‘Leaky Gut’

This video describes how nutrients are absorbed across the epithelial cell layer in the small intestine, as well as leajy gut syndrome.

Time Stamps

Macronutrients are broken into building blocks 0:15 

Cool animation of intestinal villi 0:31 

Structure of a villus 0:55 

Types of membrane transport 1:37 

Glucose, fructose, galactose transport 2:11 

Nucleotide transport 3:45 

Lactose intolerance 4:54  

Amino acid, peptide transport 5:53 

Food allergies 7:38 

Water and ion transport 8:18 

Fat transport 10:15 

Vitamin B12 14:41 

Leaky gut syndrome 15:24 

Images from my Textbook: Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology for the health Sciences  or made by me

Some images from open-source Pixabay 

Dr. Wendi’s YouTube Channel 

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