Vitamin B Complex

Vitamin B Complex

What does it do?

The B vitamins help the body with the health of red blood cells nerves, the heart, and the brain. Anemia, memory loss, fatigue, weakness, and digestive problems are signs of low B vitamins.

What body parts are affected?

  • Whole body

What are the different types of vitamin B?

  • Vitamin B1 – Thiamin
    • Thiamine is required by our bodies to properly use carbohydrates.
  • Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin
    • It is involved in many processes in the body and is necessary for normal cell growth and function.
  • Vitamin B3 – Niacin
    • A factor for general good health. As a treatment, higher amounts of niacin can improve cholesterol levels and lower cardiovascular risks.
  • Vitamin B5 - Pantothenic acid
    • Is important for our bodies to properly use carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids and for healthy skin.
  • Vitamin B6 – Pyridoxine
    • Used for preventing and treating low levels of pyridoxine (pyridoxine deficiency) and the "tired blood" (anemia)
  • Vitamin B7 – Biotin
    • A factor in the maintenance of good health. Helps the body to metabolize carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
  • Vitamin B9 - Folic Acid
    • A factor in the maintenance of good health, helps body to metabolize proteins, helps to form red blood cells.
  • Vitamin B12 – Cobalamin
    • Plays a role in making DNA. Also helps keep nerve cells and red blood cells healthy.

What foods can it be found in?

  • Fish
  • Meats
  • Poultry
  • Eggs
  • Dairy products