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A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements

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Vitamin B

Vitamin B: There are many different types of B vitamins, so a constant supply from your diet is required – otherwise levels can quickly become depleted. The Vitamin B family includes:
Vitamin B1 (thiamin) which aids the nervous system and enzyme function, making energy available.
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) for healthy skin and eyes.
Vitamin B3 (niacin) needed to release energy from food; keeps the nervous system and skin healthy.
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) for mental performance and normal heart function support.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) allows the body to use and store energy from protein and carbohydrates in food; and forms haemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen around the body.
Vitamin B7 (biotin) is needed in very small amounts for the metabolism of fat.
Vitamin B9 (folic acid, known as folate) is essential for neural tube development in babies in the first weeks of pregnancy, and all women planning a pregnancy and pregnant women are advised to take a  folic acid supplement for the first three months of their pregnancy.
Vitamin B12 is involved in making red blood cells and keeping the nervous system healthy, releasing energy from food and using folic acid.

Missing Vitamin B numbers: The B vitamins are numbered between 1 and 12. The missing numbers, once thought to be vitamins were subsequently found not to be essential for life and therefore do not qualify.


Vitamin B – Vitamins for Dog Bites: When it comes to finding a natural cure for a dog bite, vitamin B can be a great help. If you want to get rid of the pain and fight off any possible infection, taking Vitamin B can be an excellent home remedy for a dog bite. Vitamin B can help to build up antibodies within the body and this can help to fight off any possible infection.
Health Warning: All dog bites must be urgently seen and treated by a professional doctor,

Always seek professional medical advice before taking herbal medications
     

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