The digestion of lipids

The human body
February 21, 2022

What is a lipid? Why is it so important to consume it in your diet? Ilinca answers these and many other questions in this video.

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More commonly known as « fat », lipids are essential to the proper functioning of our bodies. In this video, discover the different types of lipids and their function.

Our scientific host, Ilinca, invites you to attend a demonstration showing the action of an enzyme, lipase. Like small scissors, it will cut up the fat molecules to help our bodies absorb them.

Lastly, Ilinca will not fail to point out that a balanced diet is one of the essential factors in maintaining one’s health!


This video is the last in a series of three videos entitled Our food!

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