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When a person eats some egg white, proteins and water enter the stomach. Which substances are found leaving the stomach and leaving the small intestine?

Leaving the StomachLeaving the Small Intestine
(a) Amino acids and WaterAmino acids and water
(b) Fatty acids, glycerol and waterFatty acids, glycerol and water
(c) Protein and waterFatty acids and glycerol
(d) Protein, amino acids and waterWater

A. (a) B. (b) C. (c) D. (d)

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Egg white contains only protein, and no fat. The digestion of proteins occurs in stomach and proteins are converted into amino acids. So amino acids will be found leaving the stomach. The absorption of amino acids occurs in small intestine. So, only water will be found leaving the small intestine.

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