The B Vitamin group is made up of 8 vitamins including Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic Acid (B5), Pyridoxine (B6), Folic Acid (B9), Cyanocobalamin (B12) and Biotin.
B Vitamins are essential for many body functions including metabolism, energy and neurotransmitter production, red blood cell formation and tissue building. They are distributed by the body in the cell plasma and are not stored in significant amounts making their regular consumption necessary.
All the B vitamins have different functions and this list below may give you an indication if you are lacking in one particular area
B3 Niacin/ Nicotinamide
B5 Pantothenic Acid
B9 Folic Acid
Michael is head consultant at Planet Naturopath - Functional Medicine and Nutrition Solutions. He is a registered naturopath with the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) and works with clients from all over the world via video or phone consultations. He is a degree qualified naturopath from the Endeavour College of Natural Medicine in Australia with 18 years of experience. He uses advanced testing methods, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and lifestyle advice to help you stay healthy. He is a Kalish Method-trained practitioner that keeps updating his education with Chris Kresser. Michael completed Dr. Terry Wahls practitioner training program, a 12-month program with ongoing training that helps understand the underlying cause and treatment of MS and autoimmune conditions. He keeps up to date with the latest research into health and natural medicine through the Metabolic Fitness Pro course with Dr. Bryan Walsh.