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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It's a fat-soluble vitamin that acts as a type of steroid hormone in our body.
According to her, Vitamin D is an organic fat-soluble vitamin, which is essential for normal metabolic processes, especially in mineral and bone metabolism.
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps maintain serum calcium and phosphate concentrations and plays an important role in bone mineralisation.
Lena added that people should consume foods that are rich in calcium which is present in dairy products and green leafy vegetables, among others."Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin. If one has fat malabsorption he/she will have issues with vitamin D absorption as well.
25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in mineral and bone metabolism.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning that the body needs fat to adequately absorb it.
Suboptimal fat-soluble vitamin intake due to inadequate or poor diet quality and/or noncompliance to prescribed vitamin supplementation can also contribute to low BMD.
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is stored in the liver.
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for human health.
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.
The bile acid also was approved as adjunctive treatment of peroxisomal disorders including Zellweger spectrum disorders in patients who exhibit manifestations of liver disease, steatorrhea, or complications from decreased fat-soluble vitamin absorption.
"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."