Oil-Soluble Vitamins

Here’s some Q & A about oil soluble vitamins:

Q- What does oil soluble mean?

A- It means than these vitamins are found in oil type substances. The oil gives them what they need to be used and processed.

Q- Which vitamins are oil soluble?

A- Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K.

Q- How many of these vitamins are needed by the body?

A- Different bodies have different needs. A well balanced diet will generally provide adequate amounts. A deficiency in these vitamins usually doesn’t occur. However supplements may be used when there is a specific health reason for taking an increase quantity.

*Be careful with supplements as these types of vitamins stay in the body for a prolonged period of time.

Q- Is a person with lower body fat deficient in these vitamins?

A- Not necessarily. It it hard to determine someone’s vitamin level by their physical appearance.