fat-soluble vitamin


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Noun1.fat-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in fatsfat-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in fats
vitamin - any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
antiophthalmic factor, axerophthol, vitamin A, A - any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
calciferol, cholecalciferol, D, ergocalciferol, viosterol, vitamin D - a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
E, tocopherol, vitamin E - a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
antihemorrhagic factor, naphthoquinone, vitamin K - a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
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Vitamin D, a fat-soluble vitamin, is produced in the skin by sunlight which also stimulates production in mushrooms.
Cholecalciferol, a form of vitamin D, is an important dietary fat-soluble vitamin.
According to the researchers, this study emphasized the important role of an oral vitamin D absorption test, which may be an excellent means to assess for the malabsorption of fat-soluble vitamin.
Vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, must also be consumed with some amount of fat-containing food in order to be absorbed by the body.
As vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, you don't need to get some every day as your body can store what it doesn't use for the future.
VITAMIN D is a fat-soluble vitamin, which means it does not need to be taken every day as the body stores what is not used for the future.
Where to get your daily dose of D: Vitamin d - also known as calciferol - is a fat-soluble vitamin, which is obtained either through the diet or simply by exposure to sun light.
supplementation with any fat-soluble vitamin at doses greater than the recommended dietary intake poses a health risk because they are not readily excreted in urine
For instance, the supermarket chain Fred Meyer's brand of vitamins says that "vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is necessary for new cell growth and healthy tissues is essential vision in dim light.
In addition to the ease of obtaining both essential nutrients from a single capsule, vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that can be better absorbed when taken or combined with another fat or oil-based food or supplement, such as omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil.
Vitamin D, a fat-soluble vitamin that helps the body absorb calcium, prevents bone diseases such as osteoporosis and can reduce the risk of various cancers, diabetes and heart disease.
Anyone who takes a nutrition class is taught that taking too much of a fat-soluble vitamin can lead to toxic reactions.