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Dietary fats are absorbed into the body in your stomach or your intestine?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Intestine

Fats are absorbed in the intestine.
The stomach does not absorb nutrients. It secretes hydrochloric acid to start the digestive process. Bile will mix with the processed food in the intestine to facilitate absorption by acting like a detergent.

In brief: Intestine

Fats are absorbed in the intestine.
The stomach does not absorb nutrients. It secretes hydrochloric acid to start the digestive process. Bile will mix with the processed food in the intestine to facilitate absorption by acting like a detergent.
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