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Vitamin B-Complex 100

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B Complex vitamins are a group of important water-soluble vitamins with similar functions in the body. B-complex vitamins provide nutritive support for healthy hair and skin, nerve impulse transmission, immune system function and red blood cell formation.* They also work together to aid in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and protein.*

Vitamin B Complex:

The vitamin B-complex refers to all of the known essential water-soluble vitamins except for vitamin C. These include thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), biotin, folic acid and the cobalamins (vitamin B12).

"Vitamin B" was once thought to be a single nutrient that existed in extracts of rice, liver, or yeast. Researchers later discovered these extracts contained several vitamins, which were given distinguishing numbers. Unfortunately, this has led to an erroneous belief among non-scientists that these vitamins have a special relationship to each other. Further adding to confusion has been the "unofficial" designation of other substances as members of the B-complex, such as choline, inositol, and para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), even though they are not essential vitamins.

Each member of the B-complex has a unique structure and performs unique functions in the human body. Vitamins B1, B2, B3, and biotin participate in different aspects of energy production, vitamin B6 is essential for amino acid metabolism, and vitamin B12 and folic acid facilitate steps required for cell division.* Each of these vitamins has many additional functions. However, contrary to popular belief, no functions require all B-complex vitamins simultaneously.

Human requirements for members of the B-complex vary considerably—from 3 mcg per day for vitamin B12 to 18 mg per day for vitamin B3 in adult males, for example. Therefore, taking equal amounts of each one—as provided in many B-complex supplements—makes little sense. Furthermore, there is little evidence supporting the use of megadoses of B-complex vitamins to combat everyday stress, boost energy, or control food cravings, unless a person has a deficiency of one or more of them. Again, contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence indicating people should take all B vitamins to avoid an imbalance when one or more individual B vitamin is taken for a specific health condition.

Most multivitamin-mineral products contain the B-complex along with the rest of the essential vitamins and minerals. Since they are more complete than B-complex vitamins alone, multiple vitamin-mineral supplements are recommended to improve overall micronutrient intake.

 

Serving Size:1 Vegetable Capsule
Servings Per Container:100
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Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Thiamine (as Thiamine Mononitrate) (B-1)100 mg8333%
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)100 mg7692%
Niacin (as niacinamide) (B-3)100 mg625%
Vitamin B-6 (as Pyridoxine HCI)100 mg5882%
Folic Acid680 mcg170%
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)100 mcg4167%
Biotin100 mcg333%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium d-Pantothenate)100 mg2000%
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate)40 mg7%
PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid)100 mg
Inositol100 mg
Other Ingredients:
Vegetable cellulose capsule, silica, magnesium stearate, whole food base (whole rice concentrate including bran, germ and polishings, and aloe vera gel)
Suggested Use-

Use only as directed. Take one Vegcap daily with a meal or glass of water. Store in a cool, dry place.

Warnings-

Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product.