Water Soluble Vitamins
Fat Soluble Vitamins
Directly into the blood.
First into the lymph, then into the blood.
Many require protein carriers.
Circulate freely in water-filled parts of the body.
Stored in the cells associated with fat.
Kidneys detect and remove excess in urine.
Less readily excreted; tend to remain in fat-storage sites.
Possible to reach toxic levels when consumed from supplements
Likely to reach toxic levels when consumed from supplements
Needed in frequent doses.
Needed in periodic doses.
Mark as Complete
Tutorials, Videos and Quizzes - Real Simple Education