Vitamin B Complex: Introduction, Benefits and Symptoms

Vitamin B Complex –It is a water-soluble vitamin and plays an important role in synthesizing red blood cells and cell metabolism. This vitamin is essential for good health, proper digestion, good vision, improve immunity, and many more.

Vitamin B is present in eggs, dairy products, and meat. The other sources of the vitamin B are potatoes, pulses or beans, whole grains, bananas, green vegetables, oranges, and many more

Vitamin B Complex is not a single vitamin and is a mixture of 8 vitamins which are as given below

  1. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
  2. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
  3. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
  4. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)
  5. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
  6. Vitamin B7 (Biotin)
  7. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
  8. Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

Benefits of Vitamin B – Vitamin B is necessary for good vision, improve immunity, and good health. There are some of the benefits of vitamin B are as given below –

  1. Improve eyesight
  2. Healthy brain functions
  3. Proper digestion
  4. Good cell health
  5. Improve immunity
  6. Healthy heart
  7. Proper nerve function

In men – Vitamin B helps in increasing testosterone levels in male people that naturally reduces with an increase in age. It may be beneficial for men in increasing strength and build muscle.

In women – Vitamin B is beneficial for those women who are pregnant and breastfeeding that helps in brain development and lowers the risk of birth defects. Vitamin B also helps in boosting energy levels, ease nausea, and reduce the risk of developing preeclampsia.

Symptoms of deficiency in Vitamin B – There are some of the symptoms due to lack of vitamin B are as given below –

  1. Weakness
  2. Skin rashes
  3. Anemia
  4. Fatigue
  5. Nausea
  6. Depression
  7. Constipation
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Digestive issues
  10. Infections

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