vitamin B6


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vitamin B6

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for pyridoxine
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Noun1.vitamin B6 - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starchvitamin B6 - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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Vitamin B6 is a cofactor in the production of numerous neurotransmitters.
Taking high-dose vitamin B6 and B12 supplements over the long term can increase the risk of lung cancer in men, especially among smokers, a recent study suggests.
BANANAS THIS fruit bowl staple is jam packed full of mood-boosting vitamins and minerals including tryptophan, vitamin B6, phosphorous and iron.
Most people in the United States get enough vitamin B6 through their diets, according to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
According to the NIH, high intakes of vitamin B6 can cause severe and progressive sensory neuropathy characterized by loss of control of bodily movements.
5 CLOVES are a source of vitamin K, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), thiamine (vitamin B 1), vitamin C and riboflavin.
They found that vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin B2 contents were higher in leaf tissue than in other tissue types, said the study was published in the journal Hort Science.
Researchers have linked low levels of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) among older adults with worsening performance on cognitive tests.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have uncovered an association between an increase in the intake of vitamin B6 and choline and a lower risk of cancer of the pancreas.
This month, Tetley are launching Super Fruit Teas with Vitamin C to help support the immune system and Boost teas with Vitamin B6 help reduce tiredness.
Vitamin B6 is a coenzyme in energy and antibody production and may be helpful in preventing cognitive decline.