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Is Deficiency of Vitamin B serious for an individual?

Is Deficiency of Vitamin B serious for an individual?

Vitamin B is a general word used to describe a class of water soluble vitamins. This vitamin is classified into 8 different forms namely Vitamin B1(thiamin), Vitamin B2(riboflavin), vitamin B3(Niacin), Vitamin B5(pantothenic acid), vitamin B6(Pyridoxine), vitamin B7(biotin), vitamin B9(folate and folic acid), and vitamin B12. All these nutrients combined together are called vitamin B complex.

Necessary Vitamin B dose

A specific amount of vitamin B required for our body is based on your age, medical condition, and type of vitamin B we consume. A beneficial amount of vitamin B with their types are classified as:

1. For MEN

  • Vitamin B1 of 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin  B2 of 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin B3  of 16 mg
  • Vitamin B5 of 5 mg
  • Vitamin B6 of 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin B7 of 30 mcg
  • Vitamin B9 of 400 mcg
  • Vitamin B-12 of 2.4 mcg

2. For WOMEN

  • Vitamin B1 of 1.1 milligrams
  • Vitamin B2 of 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin B3 of 14 mg
  • Vitamin B5 of 5 mg
  • Vitamin B6 of 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin B7 of 30 micrograms (mcg)
  • Vitamin B9 of 400 mcg
  • Vitamin B-12 of 2.4 mcg

Deficiency of vitamin B

Deficiency of vitamin B is a term used to describe the level of vitamin B in an individual body which could lead to a number of harmful side effects inside the body such as disruption in circulatory and nervous system. Symptoms of vitamin B complex deficiency include tiredness or fatigue, constipation, weight loss, balance problems, poor memory, loss of appetite, numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, confusion, soreness of the mouth or tongue, Anemia, etc.

Who is at risk?

Due to a number of medical diseases or conditions, people are more likely to get deficiency of vitamin B. Such diseases and conditions include

  • being elderly,
  • HIV,
  • strict vegans,
  • autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes,
  • Crohn’s disease,
  • interaction with several medications,
  • family history of such conditions.

A person must consult a doctor to determine such a condition that causes deficiency and counter therapy consisting of diet and supplements must be used.

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Improve your Appetite and Digestion with Vitamin B?

Improve your Appetite and Digestion with Vitamin B?

Vitamin B complex with B12

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Benefits of Vitamin B

Vitamin B is a general word used to describe a class of water soluble vitamins. This vitamin is classified into 8 different forms namely Vitamin B1(thiamin), Vitamin B2(riboflavin), vitamin B3(Niacin), Vitamin B5(pantothenic acid), vitamin B6(Pyridoxine), vitamin B7(biotin), vitamin B9(folate and folic acid), and vitamin B12. All these nutrients combined together are called vitamin B complex.

Out of all the types of vitamin B, the most important and commonly needed type is vitamin B12. This nutrient is very important for the function and development of various neurology and red blood cells in your body. It also acts as a medical practitioner for synthesis of DNA in metabolism of amino acids as well as fatty acid metabolism.

Natural sources of Vitamin B and B12

  • Vitamin B12 is one type of vitamin B nutrient. Therefore, intake of food rich in vitamin B is enough to fill the starvation of vitamin B12 inside your body. 
  • There are a number of animals and plants food product that has proven to be a rich source of vitamin B such as cheese, liver and kidney, fish, such as tuna, mackerel, and salmon, dark green vegetables, such as spinach and kale, whole grains and cereals, nuts and seeds, soy products, wheat germ, milk, eggs, red meat and chicken, shellfishes, vegetables like spinach and kale, beans such as chickpeas, kidney beans, etc. 

Benefits of Vitamin B in your body

Vitamin B is necessary to maintain good health and well being of your body. This complex nutrient has a direct impact on your brain function, cell development, and energy level of your body. There are a number of benefits associated with vitamin B that include:

  • production and development of red blood cells and maintaining the health of other cells.
  • maintains or improves brain functions and energy level of your body.
  • maintain a healthy appetite and digestion of your body
  • Healthy hormones and cholesterol production
  • improves muscle tone and cardiovascular health.
  • maintain proper nerve function and good eyesight.

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