B vitamin


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B vitamin

n.
A member of the vitamin B complex group of vitamins.
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Extra B vitamins will help provide you with extra energy.
But the B vitamins are critical to the pathways in your body that convert the food you eat into energy.
EN's Guide to B Vitamin Basics B Vitamin Functions Daily Needs Thiamin Helps convert sugars to energy; Men: 1.2 mg (B1) essential for healthy brain, Women: 1.1 mg nerve, heart and muscle function.
The B vitamins don't generate much excitement; they don't have the antioxidant cachet of vitamins C and E.
B vitamins may keep those potentially dangerous genes silent.
The authors theorize that a deficiency of B vitamins induces a metabolic disorder that manifests with dysfunction of the brain's blood vessels and circulation, as well as with high homocysteine levels.
In the study, more than 5,000 women over the age of 42 took supplemental B vitamins (2,500 micrograms of folio acid, 50 milligrams of vitamin B6 and 1 milligram of vitamin B12) in hopes of reducing cancer risk.
B Vitamins. Better intakes of vitamins B6, B12 and folate (or folic acid) may help reduce the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
B Vitamins. Vitamins B6, B12 and folate appear to aid brain function by lowering blood levels of homocysteine, an amino acid linked to clogged arteries, which slow blood flow to the brain.