B-complex vitamin


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Noun1.B-complex vitamin - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitaminsB-complex vitamin - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
choline - a B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin; essential in the metabolism of fat
inositol - an optically inactive alcohol that is a component of the vitamin B complex
pantothen, pantothenic acid - a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods
water-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in water
aneurin, antiberiberi factor, thiamin, thiamine, vitamin B1 - a B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth
antipernicious anemia factor, cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, vitamin B12 - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
hepatoflavin, lactoflavin, ovoflavin, riboflavin, vitamin B2, vitamin G - a B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss
adermin, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, pyridoxine, vitamin B6 - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
folacin, folate, folic acid, pteroylglutamic acid, pteroylmonoglutamic acid, vitamin Bc, vitamin M - a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
niacin, nicotinic acid - a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
biotin, vitamin H - a B vitamin that aids in body growth
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Niacin, another B-complex vitamin found in mushrooms, helps to keep the digestive and nervous systems functioning.
Niaspan (niacin extended-release tablets) contains niacin, a B-complex vitamin and antihyperlipidemic agent.
Total domestic sales of the brands to be acquired were approximately $24 million in 1996, which included approximately a 29% share of the B-Complex vitamin category sold through U.
Red Bull, Venom, Burn and Adrenaline Rush) that contain large doses of caffeine and other legal stimulants such as taurine, carbohydrates, glucuronolactone, inositol, niacin, panthenol, and B-complex vitamins.
4 Oranges are a good source of B-complex vitamins such as thiamine, pyridoxine and folates.
Alternatively, the Bounty Martini offers the sweetness of chocolate and coconut but with stevia syrup, instead of sugar, and coconut water for potassium, bio-active enzymes and B-complex vitamins.
The use of B-complex vitamins as an antidote to the effects of stress continues to gain in acceptance.
B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, niacin, and folate help the body metabolise carbohydrates, protein, and fats.
5 THE fruit is also a good source of B-complex vitamins, such as pantothenic acid, pyridoxine and folates.
5 The fruit is a good source of minerals such as copper, iron, potassium, manganese and magnesium as well as B-complex vitamins such as folates, riboflavin and pyridoxine.
There is insufficient research, however, to determine whether other types of supplements -- including iron, B-complex vitamins, riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, and zinc -- have beneficial effects on intelligence.
There is insufficient research, however, to determine whether other types of supplements - including iron, B-complex vitamins, riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, and zinc - have beneficial effects on intelligence.