LESSONS

Vitamins

Lesson 3_page 7Vitamins are either fat-soluble or water-soluble. Fat-soluble vitamins are stored in fat tissue or the liver for long periods of time. That is why it takes longer to develop a deficiency of a fat-soluble vitamin. Because these vitamins are fat-soluble, it’s important to consume enough fat in the diet to help the body absorb them. Fat-soluble vitamins include: