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
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Key among these nutrients is vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin naturally present in animal products, such as fish, meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and milk products, as well as in breakfast cereals fortified with B12.
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