The front cover of issue 6 features artwork by C. de Loubens et al. from Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Equilibre, France. Along with his colleagues Loubens developed a three-dimensional lattice-Boltzmann model to gain insight into the effects of villous movements and the rheology of digesta on flow, mixing and absorption of nutrients at the periphery of the intestinal lumen.
Interested to find out more? Read the full article below – its free to access for the next 6 weeks!
Flow and mixing by small intestine villi
Y. F. Lim, C. de Loubens, R. J. Love, R. G. Lentle and P. W. M. Janssen
Food Funct., 2015, 6, 1787-1795
Keep up-to-date with the latest content in Food & Function by registering for our free table of contents alerts.