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2016-03-06T12:21:43+05:30

Fat Soluble vs Water Soluble Vitamins
Characteristics

Fat Soluble Vitamins

Water soluble vitamins

Major vitamins

A, D, E and K

B and C

Solubility in fat

Soluble

Not soluble

Water solubility

Not soluble

Soluble

Absorption

Along with lipids. Require bile salts

Absorption is simple

Carrier proteins

Present

No carrier proteins

Excretion

Not excreted

Excreted

Storage

Stored in liver

No appreciable storage

Deficiency

Manifests only when stores are depleted
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2016-03-06T19:28:44+05:30
 Vitamins are classified in two types fat soluble and water soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E and K) are fat soluble vitamins (vitamins B and C).are water soluble vitamins
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