PABA is one of the newer members of the B complex family. It is water soluble, usually measured in milligrams. Can be synthesized in the body. No RDI/RDA has yet been established. Helps form folic acid and is important in the utilization of protein. Helps in the assimilation- and therefore the effectiveness of pantothenic acid. […]
Member of the B complex family, water soluble, also known as Bc, vitamin M or Vitamin B9. Folic acid is essential to the formulation of red blood cells. It is an aid in protein metabolism. Folic acid is important for the production of nucleic acids (RNA and DNA).
Choline is a member of the B complex family and a lipotropic or fat emulsifier. It works well with inositol, another B complex family member, to utilize fats and cholesterol.
A member of the B complex family it is mostly known for it’s role in maintaining healthy skin, nails and hair.
There is limited research on B15 but indications point to glandular and nerve disorders, heart disease and diminished oxygenation of living tissue.
Like the other B vitamins, B6 is water soluble and it is gone through the system eight hours after ingestion, therefore it needs to be replaced by whole foods or supplements frequently.
B4 acts as a coenzyme with other vitamins to produce energy so it is most commonly found in B-complex formulas. Supplements called NADH are in fact Adenine and more coenzymes in tablet form.
The need for vitamin B is more during illness, stress or surgery.Vitamin B is often referred to as the stress vitamin.
Smokers, drinkers or those who eat sugar in excess need more Vitamin B1 than others.