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Vitamin B9 (Folate)

Folate is an essential water-soluble B vitamin that is required for synthesis of building blocks for proteins, DNA, and RNA. This makes folate necessary for development of all cells and tissues in the body—which is particularly important during pregnancy. Since it is a water-soluble vitamin, folate cannot be stored in […]


Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6, also known as Pyridoxine, is a water-soluble vitamin. B6 is mainly known for helping with protein metabolism, red blood cell formation, and red blood cell maintenance. It is also part of approximately 100 enzyme reactions, including formation of the hormone insulin and the protein hemoglobin. How much Vitamin […]


Vitamin B5

Pantothenic acid (or vitamin B5) is a water-soluble vitamin and part of what is known as the B-complex group. Its major roles in the body are to help with energy production and the metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates from the foods we eat. It also aids in forming hormones. […]