water-soluble vitamin


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water-soluble vitamin

any of a group of vitamins soluble in water. Most are components of coenzymes (e.g. those of vitamin B complex).

Water-soluble vitamin

Water-soluble vitamins can be dissolved in water or juice. Fat-soluble vitamins can be dissolved in oil or in melted fat.
Mentioned in: Riboflavin Deficiency

water-soluble vitamin

see water-soluble vitamin.
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Conventional nutritional science now recognizes 13 vitamins divided into two categories: four fat-soluble vitamins, and nine water-soluble vitamins (Leskova et al.
Water-soluble vitamins These vitamins can be dissolved in water, and excesses are excreted through urine.
For both the water-soluble vitamin C and the fat-soluble vitamin E, both Aloes had a salutary effect.
FAT-SOLUBLE WATER-SOLUBLE Vitamin A (a) Biotin (b) Vitamin D (a) Choline (a) Vitamin E (a) Folic acid (b) Vitamin K (b) Niacin (a) Pantothenic acid (a) Riboflavin (vitamin [B.
Long before that next race, the feed's water-soluble vitamin C should have been used up or eliminated from the animals' systems, he notes.
A safe dose would be from 400 to 800 IU of a dry or water-soluble vitamin E succinate (one of the best absorbed forms).
We found that Trolox, a water-soluble vitamin E analogue, successfully inhibited the Cr(III)-induced formation of 8-OH-dG in isolated DNA in a concentration-dependent manner.
While water-soluble vitamin C works outside the cell walls, vitamin E - a fat-soluble vitamin - works inside the cell.
By now McCollum had distinguished between fat-soluble vitamin A and water-soluble vitamin B (see 1913).
B12 is a water-soluble vitamin, which means that whatever amount your body does not use gets flushed out in your urine.
Vitamin C, a water-soluble vitamin (also known as ascorbic acid) that is found in citrus fruits and dark green leafy vegetables, plays an essential role in the production of collagen and elastin.