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Soluble in fats or fat solvents.


(Biochemistry) soluble in nonpolar substances, such as ether, chloroform, and oils. Fat-soluble compounds are often insoluble in water


soluble in oils or fats.
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Adj.1.fat-soluble - soluble in fats; "fat-soluble vitamin A"
soluble - (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
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It's also important to eat some food containing at least a little fat when taking a supplement, because otherwise this fat-soluble vitamin -- in the form found in most dietary supplements -- will not be well-absorbed.
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Dr Gupte added that a deficiency in saturated fat affects [a person's] immunity, hormone regulation process and digestion of fat-soluble vitamins.
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.
Since vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with potent activity and one of its main physiological roles is considered to be the inhibition of unsaturated fatty acid oxidation, vitamin E is a promising candidate against oxidative stress-induced unfavorable consequences.
Amyloban 3399 contains a bioactive fat-soluble fraction, amyloban--derived from lion's mane, shown to support nerve cell health.
Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble vitamins in the body and is considered as the main body regulatory factor to balance the bone's calcium and phosphorus level as it enhances bone mineralisation, and development of skeleton and teeth.
The unique delivery system supports hard-to-absorb, poorly soluble and unstable nutraceuticals, including fat-soluble vitamins, fatty acids, minerals, phytochemicals, peptides and botanical extracts.
Murray said that the antioxidant activity of curcumin is superior to antioxidant nutrients like vitamin C and E, as they are effective against only water and fat-soluble pro-oxidants.
2 It is rich in vitamin E, which is a powerful fat-soluble antioxidant, that keeps cell membranes healthy by protecting them from harmful free radicals.
Clarified butter carries fat-soluble nutrients quickly and easily inside cells, making them 'bioavailable' to you for quick but lasting energy" she says, adding that ghee is also rich in antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamin E.
Patients who stopped taking fat-soluble statins such as simvastatin were 58% more likely to develop Parkinson's than those who stayed on them.