Vitamin B is very essential for our body and it is a water soluble vitamin. Vitamin B works as a coenzymes which help in metabolism of carbohydrates, protein and fat. B-vitamin as a coenzymes which improves the performance of enzymes. That’s why it is called energy vitamin. B Vitamin is not stored in the body. Extra B vitamin is excreted from the body in the form of urine. It is a also heat sensitive vitamin and helps to release energy from the end products of digestion of carbohydrates, protein and fats. The Vitamin B Complex is essential for correct RNA and DNA synthesis and cell reproduction.
Vitamin B complex group contains eight essential B – vitamins.
- Thiamine or B1
- Riboflavin or B2
- Niacin or B3
- Pantothenic Acid or B5
- Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxine
- Biotin or B7
- Folic Acid or B9
- Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin
Yuvaan Nature Foundation (i.e. Yuvaan Naturopathy & Ayurved Center) provides the knowledge about the nutritional balance diet to the people so that people can take health benefits in their life by consuming the natural nutritional food items. Vitamin B Complex is one of the most important vitamins for our metabolism, nervous system, routine life activity to keep our body healthy and energetic. Vitamin B prevents from many types of diseases or ailments related to mainly digestion, nervous System, liver, low energy, etc.
Sources and Roles of Vitamin B – Complex (i.e. Health Benefits of Vitamin B-Complex)
Thiamine or B1 :
Thiamine (B1) finds in whole grains cereals, pulses, nuts, egg yolk, meat. Whole grains cereals (i.e. wheat & Rice) and pulses are rich source of thiamine(B1). It’s role is Energy production i.e. Vitamin B1 is needed to help convert the carbohydrates we eat into glucose.
Riboflavin or B2 :
Riboflavin finds in green leafy vegetables, milk, eggs, organ meat like liver, kidney. However, sprouting and fermentation of whole grain cereals and pulses can increase the contains of riboflavin (B2) and other B-vitamins significantly. It’s role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. It also participate in production of particular hormones.
Major Clinical Features of Roboflavin :
Due to Riboflavin deficiency Ariboflavinosis happen. It causes to Orolingual which affects mouth and tongue.
- Angular Stomatitis – develop cracks on both sides of the mouth. It is commonly found in pre-school & school going children.
- Glossitis – Tounge become raw and red. It is common among pregnant women. Whenever spicy and hot food is consumed, burning sensation on tongue. It starts from the tip of the tongue. In severe deficiency, cracks may be development on tongue.
- Cheilosis – Cracks develop on the lip and become red.
Niacin or B3 :
Niacin finds in Cereals, pulses, milk, nuts and oil seeds, organ meat, fish. Amino acid (i.e. Tryptophan) present in milk protein can be converted to Niacin in the body. It’s role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
Pantothenic Acid or B5 :
Pantothenic Acid finds in most vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, nuts, eggs, sweet potatoes, whole grains cereals, sprouted grains and pulses etc. Its role is to produce energy from fats and carbohydrates. It is useful in sex and stress related hormones in the adrenal glands.
Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxine :
Pyridoxine finds in food such as yeast, banana, fish. It’s role in chemical process in the body and keeping the skin, digestion and nervous system healthy.
Biotin or B7 :
Biotin is a water soluble vitamin. It finds in natural source such as fruits and vegetable. It is used to metabolize carbohydrates, fats and protein. It is very useful in healthy Skin, Hair and Nails.
Folic Acid or B9 :
Folic Acid finds in whole grain cereals, green leafy vegetables, milk and eggs. In Normal condition, body can store the folic acid for several month to meet the requirement of the body. It’s role is in the formation of normal red blood cells in the bone marrow.
Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin :
Vitamin B12 finds in food like milk, eggs, sea foods, organ meets. It is not found in vegetarian source. Bacteria present in the intestine can also produce Vitamin B12. It’s role is in healthy functioning of the digestive tract, nervous system, blood formation and bone marrow.
Note : In Naturopathy & Ayurveda Treatment System, Yuvaan Naturopathy & Ayurved Center provides the best solution for Vitamin B related ailment. Vitamin B Complex may plays a major role to treat the people i.e. cure the ailments from the roots i.e. digestion, ulcer, nervous system, liver etc.