Vitamin B complex consists of eight very important vitamins for development of the organism and its functions. Each of them has benefits specific to health.

The B vitamins belong to a complex called vitamin water-soluble, which means that the organism can’t store them and must be ingested daily through the foods as they are
basics for the body. Its functions are so important than a small deficit can upset chronic and irreversible.


  • B1 (thiamine): It is necessary for
    sugar transformation process i
    It plays an important role in conducting nerve impulses and in oxygen metabolism.
  • B2 (riboflavin): is crucial in the transformation of food into energy, since
    which favors protein absorption,
    fats and carbohydrates.
  • B3 (Niacin): It plays an important role in
    energy metabolism of the cell i
    DNA repair.
    •B5 (Pantothenic acid): Helps
    metabolizes carbohydrates, proteins and
  • B6 (pyridoxine): Basis for
    absorption and metabolism of proteins.
    •B7 (biotin): Helps the breakdown
    proteins and carbohydrates.
    •B9 (folic acid): helps the body
    to create new cells. It is fundamental
    for adult women
    •B12 (cobalamin): This vitamin is
    important for metabolism, helps in
    formation of red blood cells and improves
    functioning of the central nervous system.
    Within this entire complex there are certain
    vitamins that can represent a greater deficit in the body. These are: B1,
    B6, B9 and B12.

Article written by Rinat Ratner. Nutritionist, Master in Nutrition

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