This refers to the known essential water soluble vitamins apart from vitamin C. These include:
Thiamine (vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
Niacin (vitamin B3)
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)
Pyridoxine (vitamin B6)
Biotin (vitamin H/B7)
Inositol (vitamin B8)
Folic acid (vitamin B9)
Cobalamines (vitamin B12)
B vitamins are competitive in the body and therefore must be taken together in a balanced, complex form in order for your body to use them correctly. Taking 1 or 2 of the B supplements alone can throw off your metabolism.
Benefits of B Vitamins include:
*converting food to energy
*forming healthy red blood cells
*reducing the risk of heart disease
*reduce or even eliminate PMS symptoms
*reduce or eliminate anemia
*minimize and even eliminates depression.
*preventing birth defects
*healthy hair, skin, nails and eyes
*proper nervous system and immune system function.
signs that you may be in need of a good b-complex vitamin:
*loss of appetite