Fat Digestion


Action of Bile Salts
     Bile salts enhance the digestive action of lipases by breaking down fat globules into smaller droplets in a process called emulsification. This increases the surface area where lipases can act.

Bile salts are synthesized by hepatocytes and are secreted in bile which mixes with chyme. Bile salts are derived from cholesterol. Cholesterol is hydrophobic but when converted to bile salts possess a number of oxygen containing polar groups that are hydrophilic. Because all the polar groups are located on one side of the molecule, the molecule is amphipathic. The bile salts break up the fat globules into smaller hydrophilic coated droplets that more readily mix with water.
  Action of Pancreatic Lipase

     Pancreatic lipases work on the lipids on the surface of the lipid droplets by breaking the bonds of fatty acids on either end of the glycerol backbone. The fatty acids  and monoglycerides are released into solution. Of these end-products of digestion some are absorbed by the epithelial cells while others remain in aggregations called micelles.

Breast milk, saw palmetto, bitter melon and virgin coconut oil are saturated monoglycerides with antibacterial, anti-parasitic, antiviral, anti-fungal and anti-yeast properties.



To make it easier to take, dissolve a couple tablespoons in a hot tea of choice and drink. The first couple sips will be coconut oil, and then you will just taste the tea. Garlic– To help remove yeast and parasites, finely mince 1-2 cloves and drink in a cup of water before meals.

The rationale is that garlic and onion both have sulfur amino acids, which have good anti-parasitic properties. The recipe includes 6 tablespoons of raw virgin coconut oil, one clove of garlic and one large-sized red onion daily to efficiently kill and expel internal parasites.


Bitter melon contains high levels of anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral compounds.


Saw palmetto also seems to have an antiinflammatory effect on the prostate.

Fat digestion results in the mixture of sn2-monoglycerides and 2 fatty acids.