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fat-soluble

said of substances that occur naturally in fats and are soluble in fat solvents but not in water.
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Saturated fats are necessary for digestion of fat-soluble vitamins, which are vitamins A, B, C, and K," she said.
Fat-soluble statins were generally associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's, but the same was not true for water-soluble versions of the drugs.
In addition to a full spectrum of fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins, a host of minerals and other important daily factors are present.
Among the topics are digestion and absorption, proteins and amino acids, fat-soluble vitamins, diet and health, and life cycle from childhood through adulthood.
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.
An added advantage of this approach of course is that eggs are an excellent vehicle for absorbing lutein and zeaxanthin because they are fat-soluble.
Rich in mono- and polyunsaturates and antioxidants such as tocopherol, vitamin E and omega-6, it is also a natural source of carotenoids, naturally-occurring fat-soluble pigments which are said to protect skin from UV damage.
SHANGHAI, Ramadan 2, 1433, Jul 21, 2012, SPA - Vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, consumed in the diet or vitamin supplements, may lower the risk of liver cancer, U.
Fat is needed to absorb and utilize fat-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble phytochemicals," explains Pumillo.
Carotene (pre-vitamin A) is a slowly absorbed, fat-soluble, carotenoid pigment normally present in the diet.
The best sources of this fat-soluble micronutrient, it was pointed out, are animal foods.
Although free hydroxytyrosol is water soluble, Genosa has been working hard to ensure that Hytolive can be used in both water- and fat-soluble products.