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Is Vitamin D soluble?

Karen L. Gorton, PhD, MS, RN
Emergency Room Nursing
Vitamin D is found in some fatty fish in small amounts. Vitamin D is added to dairy products, juices and some cereals. Most of our vitamin D comes from exposure to sun. So, Vitamin D has some sources that are liquid and would be considered to be soluble. 

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin. Thus, it needs dietary fat to be absorbed properly. Adding nuts to your morning cereal and skim milk will help your body absorb the vitamin D in the milk!


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