Vitamin B is found in green leafy vegetables, eggs, fish, milk, yogurt, peas and beans. There are different types of vitamin B.
Thiamin (B1) and Riboflavin (B2) are important for healthy functioning of the muscles,
nerves, and heart.
Niacin (B3) helps
regulate the nervous and digestive systems.
Pantothenic acid (B5) helps us maintain a healthy digestive tract, and it helps the body use other
Pyridoxine (B6) supports
the immune system and aids the body in breaking down protein.
Biotin (B7) is
involved in the production of hormones.
Folic acid (B9) helps
cells make and maintain DNA.
Cobalamin (B12) helps the body make
blood cells and maintain a healthy nervous system.
Each of these vitamins is labeled ‘B’ because
they all are involved in cell metabolism, the process used by the body to turn
food into energy and produce healthy cells.