How The Body Uses Fat
This tutorial explores how fat is digested, transported, stored, and used for energy.
The human body uses three main sources of energy: glucose, glycogen, and fat. Fat contains more energy than the other sources, making it an excellent substance for storing energy in the long term. In this Click & Learn, students learn some of the ways the body processes fat, including digestion, transport, conversion, and energy extraction.
apolipoprotein, cholesterol, chylomicron, emulsification, fatty acid, ketone body, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), phospholipid, sugar, triglyceride
AP Biology (2019)
ENE-1.A, ENE-1.O, SYI-1.B
IB Biology (2016)
Vision and Change (2009)