Vitamin B

By Branden Franklin

What Vitamin B does and how it functions in the body

Vitamin B is a water soluble vitamin that is important to the body in terms of cells metabolism. Their are multiple subgroups for vitamin B including vitamins B1,B2,B3,B5,B6,B7,B9,and B12. Vitamin B aids in the production of red blood cells and cannot be stored in the body so it has to be consumed on a regular basis. It naturally occurs in the food we eat.
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Sources of Vitamin B

Vitamin B is found naturally in fish,poultry,meat,eggs and dairy. It is also prevalent in various fruits and vegetables. Majority of people typically take in enough vitamin b to sustain a healthy diet.
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The effects of too much vitamin B or too little Vitamin B

Taking too much Vitamin B can cause severe acne and rosacea while too little Vitamin B can cause depression, decreased cognitive function, numbness, tingling and unexplained nerve pain.
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Interesting Facts

  • Different B vitamins come from different foods
  • Vitamin B aids the production of serotonin,dopamin and epinephrine
  • Protects the body from cardiovascular disease
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Improves memory
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V itamin B is essential in order to live a healthy

I t is needed for converting carbohydrates into energy

T hiamine is another name for Vitamin B1

A sparagus is high in vitamin B

M eats are a significant source of vitamin B

I t helps to improve joint pain

N icotinic Acid is also known as Vitamin B3


B lood cell formation and growth are fueled from Vitamin B

Sources

Consumerlab.com

Healthyeating.sfgate.com

Vitamins.lovetoknow,com

Wikipedia.com