B complex vitamins

B com·plex vi·ta·mins

(kompleks vītă-minz)
A group of water-soluble vitamins that support many physiologic functions (e.g., metabolism, immunity, cellular reproduction).
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Patient discussion about B complex vitamins

Q. When is the best time to take vitamin B complex? I mean- after / before a meal? with what foods? etc.

A. vitamin B complex is acidic, you might want to take it right after meals. i tried taking it on an empty stomach and got a terrible nausea...

Q. I took vitamin B on an empty stomack and then had coffee. it gave me a terrible Stomach ache. why?

A. hi again! you should take them right after a meal. those pills are vary concentrated and some of the B vitamins are acidic. taking it without eating first will get your stomach protesting ...as you well saw...

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It's good source of B complex vitamins with protein and fiber nutrients, to boot.
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4 OTHER important vitamins include vitamin E (antioxidant), vitamin K (helps blood clotting) and six of the B complex vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid).
B complex vitamins, C complex, vitamins A, D and K.