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B Vitamins

Vitamin B

There are eight common B vitamins that help enzymes in our bodies do their jobs and are important for a wide range of cellular functions. B vitamins are different to others such as C and D as it comprises of a group of solubale based checmicals, each helping the body in a different way. 

The eight B vitamins that make up the B group comprise of:

 

  • B1 (Thiamine)- Helps the body break down and release energy from food. Keeps the nervous system healthy.

  • B2 (Riboflavin) - Needed to keep skin, eyes and the nervous system healthy. Helps the body release energy from food.

  • B3 (Niacin) - Supports the body release energy from food and keep the nervous system and skin healthy.

  • B5 (Pantothenic acid) - Pantothenic acid has several functions, such as helping the body to release energy from food.

  • B6 (Pyridoxine) - Aids the body to use and store energy from protein and carbohydrates in food, the body form haemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen around the body.

  • B7 (Biotin) - Needed in small amounts to help the body make fatty acids for digestion and supports strong hair and nail growth.

  • B9 (Folic acid) - Helps the body form healthy red blood cells, reduce the risk of birth defects called neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in unborn babies. It is also used for supporting liver function.

  • B12 (Cobalamin) - Needed to make red blood cells and keeping the nervous system healthy, release energy from food and for the body to effectively use folate.

Vitamin B Complex
B50 provides 50mg of the 8 B vitimins to support energy production, cell growth and the production of red blood cells.

 

Vitamin B Complex Oral Spray
Scientifically formulated, the oral spray delivers a B-complex of vitamins directly into the bloodstream, bypassing primary processing by the gut.

Key Information

  • There are 13 B vitamins that our body needs, 8 of which make up the B-group (or B-complex) vitamins.

  • B vitamins play a vital role in maintaining good health and well-being. As the building blocks of a healthy body, B vitamins have a direct impact on your energy levels, brain function, and cell metabolism.

  • Most of these vitamins can’t be stored by the body and need to be obtained regularly through diet or the aid of a supplement.

  • The B-group vitamins are needed to help the body to use the energy yielding nutrients (such as carbohydrates, fat and protein) for fuel, therefore supporting energy levels.

 

It is important not to self-diagnose a vitamin deficiency, because some vitamins can be toxic if taken incorrectly and/or mask other vitamin deficiencies. See your doctor or dietitian for advice. 

Benefits

Vitamin B complex may help prevent infections and help support or promote:

  • Cell health

  • Growth of red blood cells

  • Energy levels

  • Eyesight

  • Brain function

  • Digestion

  • Appetite

  • Proper nerve function

  • Hormones and cholesterol production

  • Cardiovascular health

  • Muscle tone

Signs of Deficiency

The following symptoms may signal you’re not getting enough B vitamins:

  • Skin rashes

  • Cracks around the mouth

  • Scaly skin on the lips

  • Swollen tongue

  • Fatigue

  • Weakness

  • Irritability or depression

  • Nausea

  • Abdominal cramps / diarrhea / Constipation

  • Numbness or tingling in the feet and hands

 

Although it’s possible that you’re experiencing a vitamin B deficiency, these symptoms also overlap with many other underlying conditions. Your doctor can make a diagnosis and advise you on next steps.

Dosage

  • Thiamin (B1): 1mg a day for men | 0.8mg a day for women

  • Riboflavin (B2): 1.3mg a day for men | 1.1mg a day for women

  • Niacin (B3): 16.5mg a day for men | 13.2mg a day for women

  • Pyridoxine (B6): 1.4mg a day for men | 1.2mg a day for women

  • Folate (B9): 200 micrograms a day

  • Cobalamin (B12): 1.5 micrograms a day of vitamin B12

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