Re: Omega 3 and Vit E

Lorna Cane

Hi Marilyn,

Here is most of message 15302,from ECHorsekeeping(Link in earlier message).

Dr. Kellon addresses feeding oil and E together:

"To be absorbed, vitamin E and fat must find each other in the digestive tract. "Water soluble" vitamin E is E that has already been combined with fat to form a micelle so does not need bile or dietary fat to be absorbed. 

The only fat present in the digestive tract is fat from the diet. Feeding E in oil, or premixing powdered dry E with oil before feeding, eliminates the need for E and fat to find each other before bile salts can turn the complex into micelles for absorption."


Lorna in Ontario,Canada
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