Vitamin B-Complex

B vitamins are the water-soluble vitamins other than C. They are used as enzymes for a variety of biochemical reactions in almost all parts of the body. They are essential for building and maintaining healthy nerves, skin, hair, eyes, liver, mouth, and the entire GI tract. B vitamins provide energy by assisting in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. They are associated with a healthy immune system and the prevention of aging and are depleted by stress.

The B vitamins include:

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
Choline (Lecithin)
PABA (Para-aminobenzoic Acid)

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