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how long do fat soluble vitamins stay in the body

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Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Vitamin Metabolism: Because fat soluble vitamins are stored in fat tissue, they have a tendency to hang around for awhile depending upon the concentration of the vitamin ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Tet som ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Here is some info: Vitamin A: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/964.html Vitamin E: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-954-VITA ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
It means that: These vitamins can "build up"/be stored in the fatty tissue., so that means you can build up toxic levels easily. Non fat soluble vitamins can't hide ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Wrong question: There is NO benefit to you from these supplements which are easily obtained from normal food and can be toxic as supplements. Don't be a sucker. Metfo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
None: You actually don't need to eat fat in order to absorb fat soluble vitamins. Mostly, you need to be able to produce bile from your liver, and pancreati ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Theoritically....: In theory yes.......
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Water - B&C: Water soluble are vitamin b and c fat soluble a, d, e, k.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Vitamins: Fat soluble (a, d, e, k) have to be processed for absorption with enzymes that digest fat. They can be stored in fatty storage areas so if too much t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Another fat/ water ?: Fat soluble vitamins tend to get stored in the fat cells so you are more likely to get into trouble from taking too much (eg vit a) water soluble vit ... Read More
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Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vitamins A, D, E & K: Vit a: orange, yellow & green veggies (sweet potato, carrot, spinach, kale, greens); vit e: greens, nuts/seeds (almonds, sunflower seeds, spinach, cha ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
There are : Water soluble and fat soluble vitamins. Fat soluble means just that for it determines their absorption into the body.

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