B vitamins

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B vitamins

This family of vitamins consists of thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), biotin, folic acid (B9), and cobalamin (B12). They are interdependent and involved in converting glucose to energy.
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Preventing Alzheimer's disease-related gray matter atrophy by B-vitamin treatment.
One nutrient that shows promise is biotin, a B-vitamin (B-7) that helps convert our food into energy.
After 4 months to 7 years, the B-vitamin takers scored no better on cognitive tests than the placebo takers.
In particular, other researchers were unable to confirm a protective effect of homocysteine-lowering B-vitamin therapy against fractures in a group of patients with hyperhomocysteinemia and cerebrovascular disease.
Part of the B-vitamin complex,Choline helps support Baby's brain and eye health.
While biotin is more widely known for treating thin hair, rough skin and brittle nails, this special B-vitamin can sometimes be used to help people with diabetes, obesity and nerve pain.
The ingredient portfolio includes pTeroPure; pterostilbene; ProC3G (TM), a natural black rice containing cyanidine-3-glucoside; PURENERGY(TM), a caffeine-pTeroPure co-crystal; nutraGac (TM), a gac fruit powder; curcumin; and NIAGEN (TM), its recently launched branded nicotinamide riboside, a novel next-generation B-vitamin.
Currently, several clinical trials on B-vitamin treatment for cardiovascular disease are underway, many of them including vitamin [B.
The B-vitamin can prevent neural tube birth defects like spina bifida.
Diachrome, a nutritional supplement formulated for people with diabetes, contains 600 mcg of chromium as Chromax(R) chromium picolinate and 2 mg of biotin, a B-vitamin.
The full metabolic profile and the B-vitamin concentrations according to MMA quartiles are presented in Table 1.