Vitamin B Complex

B-vitamin work collectively and individually in every cell to perform many different jobs, including helping the body release the energy it gets from carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
The B-group of vitamins include Thiamin (B-1), Riboflavin (B-2), niacin (B-3), Folate (also called folic acid or folacin), vitamin Pantothenic acid (B-5), Pyridoxine (B-6), vitamin B-12, Biotin, Choline, Inositol and Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (PABA).
They assist in maintaining the health of the nerves, skin, hair, eyes and mouth, as well as healthy muscle tone in the gastroiointestinal tract. They also support proper brain function and may be useful for alleviating depression or anxiety. Deficiency in one B-vitamin often indicates a deficiency in another since they rely on each other for utilation and absorption.
B-vitamins appear useful in protecting against or slow brain shrinkage. This they do by lowering levels of the amino acid homocysteine who has been linked to brain shrinkage and an increased risk of Alzheimer´s. Especially Folate, vitamin B-6 and B-12 have been found to do this. Elevated circulating homocysteine concentrations are associated with increased risk of vascular occlusion and risk of heart attack.
Cooking easily destroys B-vitmins (except B2) and your body does not store these vitamins, so it is important to get them daily in an easily absorbable form through your diet.
Adequate intake of the B-vitamins is very important for elderly people because these nutrients are not as well absorbed as we age.
Some foods are especially good sources of just one B-vitamin, while other foods contain several B-vitamins.
Organ meats are one of the best B-vitamin sources you get, with liver on top of that list.
Our first four products include liver, with or without other organs and healing herbs.

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