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Unformatted text preview: resistant to oxygen Phospholipids are soluble in fat (fatty acid part) and water (phosphorous part) Sterols are large interconnected molecules (cholesterol and vitamin D) The body can manufacture cholesterol Not much digestion takes place in the stomach In the small intestine the bile secreted can make the fat soluble in water 98% of fat is absorbed only sickness will allow more fat to be secreted from the body...
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- Spring '07