Thursday, 23 April 2015

Vitamin B family- Your family partner for health.


  1. Vitamin B family reduces the chances of Stroke, Vitamin B family is believed to tied with lower risk of stroke, a condition where a normal supply to brain blocks. 

  1. Vitamin B1 avoid berry berry: Vitamin B 1, among the family member of B vitamin family, reduces the chances of berry berry. This is the condition in which your digestive system, heart and Nervous systems are effected. This is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B1 or the side effect of heavy drinking. Its symptoms are the difficulty in walking, low sensations in hands and feet, paralysis of lower legs and a congestive heart failure may also occur. High doses of Vitamin b 1 is one of the preventive measure for this condition. 
  2. Provides energy: Vitamin B 2 provides energy: It breaks Carbohydrates into simple sugars and fuels your body for daily energy conditions, Vitamin B 2 is also necessary for the healthy skin, digestive tract and blood cells. Additionally it boost the energy levels, immune system, helps in treating acne, muscle cramps and carpal tunnel syndrome. According to the statement of NIH, Vitamin B 2 can be used for the prevention of Migraine headaches and cataract. Vitamin B 3/ Niacin is also used for the energy production within your body and to prevent pellagra, a body condition in which their is a difficulty in performing normal physical and mental functions, and symptoms of diarrhea and  inflamed mucus.
  3. Vitamin B 5. Panthotenic acid is for Growth: This family member is responsible to facilitate the biochemical reactions within body cells. It is needed for the proper growth of human body and also helps the body to produce hormones.
  4. Vitamin B 6, Pyridoxine, is necessary for healthy blood and is also involve in more than 100 biochemical reactions with in your body. These reactions include aminoacids metabolism, new blood cells formation, Its severe deficiency can lead to anemia, rashes, depression, confusion and heart failures.
  5. Vitamin B 12 is necessary for blood: Vitamin b 12 form blood cells and is necessary for the healthy nervous system. Vitamin B12 deficiency leads to fatigue, constipation, weight loss, weakness, loss of appetite, depression, confusion and dementia.
  6. Vitamin b 9 is folate and is very vital for the pregnant women, to avoid neural tube defect in unborn babies and promotes the healthy growth.
FOOD SOURCES OF VITAMIN B FAMILY
Different foods are rich in different family members of Vitamin B family,  Lets look at them one by one,
  • Thiamine: Food sources are pork, ham, dark green leafy vegetables, wheat germ, green pie, lentils and nuts like Almonds and pecans.
  • Riboflavin: Food sources are Asparagus, Spinach, dark green vegetables, fish, eggs, chicken and fortified cereals.
  • Niacin is found in turkey, Salmon, legumes, peanuts, pastas and whole wheat.
  • Folate laden foods are green leafy food, like spinach, potatoes and fortified cereals. Folate is also abundant in the all the grain products like bread, pastas and rice.
  • Food sources of Vitamin B 6 are sea food, bananas, Spinach and fortified cereals.
  • Vitamin B 12 major food sources are animal sources, like shellfish, clams, mussel, crabs, fin fish and crabs.
  • The best food sources of Biotin and panthotenic acids are egg yolks and liver ( Biotin) and of later are the yogurt and avocado.
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Nutrition is tied to the good health and the prevention and treatment of the conditions, you never want to fall in, same is for vitamin  B family, 

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