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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Each B-vitamin benefits a particular function in your body including energy levels, cognition and hormone levels, to name a few.
If you think you need an individual B-vitamin, like B12, try it for a while and see if notice a benefit.
Let's start there: During pregnancy, especially in the early weeks, a woman needs additional folate - a B-vitamin vital to the formation of the foetal brain and spinal column.
Causes, Consequences and Public Health Implications of Low B-Vitamin Status in Ageing.
Holland & Barrett Biotin 300ug B-vitamin helps maintain normal hair and skin and a balanced metabolism and nervous system.
The reason is that levels of xanthurenic acid are relatively low in most of us (unless we're deficient in a certain B-vitamin to be named later) so there's not very much "xanthurenic acid-insulin complex" formed.
Few studies have evaluated the association of B-vitamin intake in young adulthood with cognitive function in later life.
Lower B-vitamin intake is associated with greater cognitive dysfunction in older adults, some of which had a history of stroke [73].
Many people enjoy the somewhat "cheesy" taste it can lend to dishes as well as its B-vitamin content.
- More than 1,000 micrograms per day of B-vitamin folate can increase the risk of vitamin B12 deficiency.
More than one-third of patients receiving hemodialysis treatments were taking B-vitamin supplements, while no early CKD stage patients had taken B-vitamin (folate, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12) supplements (Table 1).
Choline is related to the B-vitamin family, and though it is essential and has an established dietary recommendation, it is not considered a vitamin.