vitamin B6


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vitamin B6

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(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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Dr Alan Stewart, advisor to the Women's Nutrition Advisory Service - which advises women with pre-menstrual syndrome to take up to 300mg of vitamin B6 a day - says he's never seen such side-effects.
The full list includes: Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Biotin, Folic Acid, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K1, Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Zinc.
4 Other important vitamins include vitamin E (antioxidant), vitamin K (helps blood clotting) and six of the B complex vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid).
A report published online recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals a lower risk of developing depression among men and women who consume greater amounts of vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.
In addition, the flakes are a good source of iron, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6 and copper.
They tend to deplete the body's supply vitamin B6 - which is needed to counteract some of the symptoms of PMS.
Folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12-- Nutrients that convert the amino acid homocysteine into the building blocks for neurotransmitters.
Vitamin B6 and Ginger, both key dietary ingredients in Prenate AM, have been recommended for the conservative management of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.
A woman taking a birth control pill such as Ortho-Novum[R] depletes her body of the following nutrients: folic acid, magnesium, tyrosine, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, and zinc.
The highest quartile of total folate intake was related to a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease after adjustment for age, sex, education, ethnic group, the epsilon4 allele of apolipoprotein E, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, current smoking, heart disease, stroke, and vitamin B6 and B12 levels.
Other tests based on recombinant enzymes also being developed by A/C Diagnostics include vitamin B6 and the amino acid cysteine, both associated with cardiovascular and other diseases.
Vitamin B6 and Ginger, both key ingredients in Prenate AM, have been recommended as first-line support for easing symptoms of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.