fat-soluble vitamins


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fat-sol·u·ble vi·ta·mins

those vitamins, soluble in fat solvents (that is, nonpolar solvents) and relatively insoluble in water, marked in chemical structure by the presence of large hydrocarbon moieties in the molecule; for example, vitamins A, D, E, K.

fat-sol·u·ble vi·ta·mins

(fat-sol'yū-bĕl vī'tă-minz)
Those vitamins, soluble in fat solvents (nonpolar solvents) and relatively insoluble in water, marked in chemical structure by the presence of large hydrocarbon moieties in the molecule (e.g., vitamins A, D, E, K).

Fat-soluble vitamins

Fat-soluble vitamins can be dissolved in oil or in melted fat.

fat-sol·u·ble vi·ta·mins

(fat-sol'yū-bĕl vī'tă-minz)
Vitamins, soluble in fat solvents (i.e., nonpolar solvents) and relatively insoluble in water, marked in chemical structure by the presence of large hydrocarbon moieties in the molecule; e.g., vitamins A, D, E, and K.
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2: This experiment was conducted to verify the effect of various combinations of oral fat-soluble vitamin product administration with control and injectable administration.
Since it decreases absorption of key fat-soluble vitamins, it is of paramount importance to concurrently supplement with fat-soluble vitamins including D, E, and K while using orlistat.
If you store these fat-soluble vitamins for too long, you can run into trouble,'' Nowlin says.
Fat-soluble vitamins, like vitamin E, challenge researchers like Parker.
Add a little fat (vegetable oil) to stir-fries, to help with absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A,D,E and K).
What's more, as it journeys through the gut, olestra snares fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) from any foods that may be there and drags them out of the body.
Trace Analysis of Carotenoids and Fat-Soluble Vitamins in Some Food Matrices by LC-APCI-MS/MS (Alessandra Gentili and Fulvia Caretti).
Vitamin B and C come under the water-soluble category as they do not get stored inside the body for a long time and are expelled with urine whereas vitamin A, D and E come under the category of fat-soluble vitamins as they get stored with the fats in the body.
In its conclusion, the study review stated that Protanica is highly efficacious in lowering the plasma total and LDL cholesterol levels without adversely affecting absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and vitamin precursors.
Lipids are a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes and fat-soluble vitamins.
The fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K, tend to accumulate in the body as they need fat to be absorbed into the intestine.
But the type and amount of fats you eat in a meal containing fat-soluble vitamins like vitamins A and E determines how much of these nutrients you can absorb and utilize.