Vitamin B Complex – Why your body needs it?
What is Vitamin B Complex?
Vitamin B Complex is a group of separate water-soluble vitamins vital to the proper functioning of cell metabolism.
Why is Vitamin B Complex required?
Helps prevent infections and supports or promotes:
- Cardiovascular health
- Cell health
- Energy levels
- Good digestion
- Good eyesight
- Growth of red blood cells
- Healthy appetite
- Healthy brain function
- Hormones and cholesterol production
- Muscle tone
- Proper nerve function
What symptoms are associated with Vitamin B Complex deficiency?
- Blood disorders
- Central nervous system disorders
- Psychiatric symptoms
- Respiratory conditions
What are the food sources?
See individual B Vitamins, but bear in mind a wide variety of diet is important to ensure a broad spectrum intake of the full complex:
- Beans – kidney beans, black beans, and chickpeas
- Blackstrap molasses
- Dark green vegetables, such as spinach and kale
- Fish, such as tuna, mackerel, and salmon
- Fruits – citrus, banana, and watermelon
- Liver and kidney
- Nuts and seeds
- Meat, such as chicken and red meat
- Shellfish, such as oysters and clams
- Soy products – soy milk and tempeh
- Vegetables, such as beets, avocados, and potatoes
- Wheat germ
- Whole grains and cereals
- Yeast and nutritional yeast
- Dr Mercola – What Are the Signs of Vitamin B Complex Deficiency?
- Healthline – Why Is Vitamin B Complex Important, and Where Do I Get It?
- Wikipedia – B Vitamins