Tag: digestive system
Understanding the Role of Bile in the Liver
Bile is a greenish-yellow fluid produced by the liver that plays a vital role in digestion. It helps in breaking down fats and absorbing fat-soluble vitamins. Bile travels from the liver to the gallbladder and then into the small intestine where it aids in the emulsification and digestion of fats. Without bile, digestion and absorption of fats would be difficult.