In the most simplest of terms and based on my own understanding, vitamins are separated into 2 categories - based on how they are absorbed in our body and whether our body can store them.
The 2 categories are . . .
I go into an in-depth series on those wonderful Fat-Soluble Vitamins right here, so today I’m only looking at the 9 essential water-soluble vitamins. Those vitamins that are dissolved in water upon entering our body.
These include the B’s (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12) and vitamin C.
Because these vitamins dissolve when they enter our body - this means our body can’t store any excess for later use. Basically meaning, we must keep replenishing the supply each and every day. Depending on your diet and the variety of whole foods you eat each day, you may be at risk of deficiency.
Water-Soluble Vitamin Break Down . . .
(click the recipe box below and be taken to the full yummy recipe!)