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Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
The absorbed nutrients travel to the liver via the?
During digestion, the absorbed nutrients travel to the liver via a special type of vein. The vein is called the hepatic portal vein. ...
Asked in Nutrition
By what routes do absorbed nutrients reach the liver?
via the hepatatic portal system (all absorbed nutrients except triglicerides)or via the lymphatic vessels to the blood vascular system and then to the liver (triglicerides) ...
Asked in Circulatory System, Digestive System
Where do nutrients go when absorbed into the bloodstream?
All the nutrients go to the liver after absorption through the portal venous system. This is the nature's arrangement to present the nutrients to the liver. This arrangement is there, because liver is the chief organ of metabolism. Other wise, nutrients would have taken long time to reach the liver via general circulation. ...
Asked in Liver
The liver is the first stop for most absorbed nutrients because?
Because the hepatic portal vein carried blood directly from the small intestine to the liver before going to the heart. Meaning the liver gets all the nutrients in it directly. ...
Asked in Digestive System
How do nutrients get to the rest of the body from the digestive system?
Nutrients are absorbed by small intestine. They are presented to the liver for processing. Then they are sent to the rest of the body via blood. ...
Asked in Cancer, Digestive System, Stomach, Intestines
In which digestive organ are nutrients absorbed?
Nutrients are absorbed throughout the digestive process. Specific nutrients are absorbed in the stomach and large intestines, but the majority of nutrients are absorbed in the small intestines. ...
What is dietary protein?
It runs form the liver to the intestines and caries the blood leaving the intestines to the liver. This blood is rich in the food nutrients absorbed into the body by the intestines which then need to go to the liver for processing. ...
Asked in Digestive System
What organ is involved in the absorption of nutrients in humans?
The intestine is responsible for absorbing nutrients from food. Anything not absorbed either goes to the kidneys or liver for filtering, or voided as waste. ...
Asked in Dieting and Weight Loss
What is the first organ to receive nutrients after absorption?
The liver is the first organ to receive nutrients that are absorbed from the GI tract. It is the 'gatekeeper' and is responsible for filtering out possible toxins before they reach delicate tissues such as the brain. The hepatic vein takes blood from the liver to the heart. ...
Asked in Science, Biology, Humor & Amusement
What happend to the nutrients after they are carried to the liver?
nutrients aren't broken down in the liver. Any nutrients carried their are used by the liver itself to repair, grow and to function ...