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A 18-year-old male asked:

I know vitamins b are water-soluble and doesn't need fat to dissolve, but it's better to take them with food? and what's the difference.

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Yes, better because:: B vitamins will be will absorbed when taken with or without food, but some people experience nausea if taking a strong B complex on an empty stomach. Also, B vitamins play an important role in metabolizing our food and are mostly not retained long so are likely to be most beneficial when taken shortly before, with or after meals.
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