fat-soluble fat-soluble

Definition(s):

  • (adj) soluble in fats

Usage(s):

  1. Zimpfer noted that the fat-soluble substance would have been easy to administer in a cream-based soup.
  2. In addition, reducing the absorption of fat means you're also reducing some of the accompanying vitamins, so patients need to take fat-soluble vitamins and beta carotene.

Quotes

  • "As a raw animal fat, butter is packed with fat-soluble vitamins, including A, D, E and K and other vital nutrients," says Dr Mary Enig, a US biochemist who specialises in this field. "It's especially rich in vitamin A, needed for growth,...
    on May 9, 2006 By: Mary Enig Source: Independent

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