Understanding the Role of Vitamin B

Growing up, we have been scolded countless times for not eating our vegetables, skipping meals and not taking our vitamins, and many of us like normal children would not heed our parents orders. But as our body ages, we become more aware of the necessity of keeping our body healthy and taking in essential vitamins and minerals to supplement our fast paced lifestyle. Looking back, we now wish we had listened to our parents and started early on.

Vitamins play an innumerable role in our well being, they are the most proven source of nutrients to boost our body’s overall performance. Of all the vitamin sources present in our diet or supplements, one key nutriment that has been identified with so many healthy benefits for our body is that of the Vitamin b . It is one of the richest and easily available water soluble vitamin that can be found, it is present not just in our fruits and veggies, but also in cereals, nuts rice, fish and yeast.

This complex vitamin group is further broken down into 8 unique and essential components that functions together to promote total health. These group of eight nutrients include vitamin b1 or thiamine, b2 or riboflavin, b3 or niacin, b5 or pantothenic acid, vitamin b12 or pyridoxine, cyanocobalamin, folic acid and biotin. These various types all bring in their own health benefits to the table and as a whole functions to increase body and cellular metabolism, promote and enhance skin and muscle tone, strengthen our immunity defenses as well as facilitate cardiovascular health, energy production and may help prevent an individual from experiencing depressive disorder.

Though there are very rare side effects of vitamin b complex, deficiencies however often result in contracting illnesses such as anemia, beri beri as well as birth and heart defects.

So keep a steady and adequate supply of these indispensable complex vitamins flowing in your body as they may just be what you need to living a longer and healthier life.