Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 – Essential and versatile

Vitamin B6 is involved in a number of functions in the body: in particular, it releases the energy from the food we eat and from carbohydrates stored in muscle. It is also essential for the formation of red blood cells, as well as the metabolism and transport of iron. Poor Vitamin B6 levels can be affected by low protein intake.

Sources include
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Peanuts
  • Poultry
  • Soya Beans
  • White Fish
  • Whole grains

It is important to have a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

Health benefits of Vitamin B6

Health benefits

Why is Vitamin B6 important?
- Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
- Help normal energy-yielding and protein metabolism
- Support the regulation of hormonal activity

Wow! Vitamin B6 and Healthy Ageing
Energy metabolism in the body is dependent on the presence of several micronutrients. Of particular importance for reduction of tiredness and fatigue is Vitamin B6 and its deficiency occurs commonly with age.
It is important to ensure an adequate intake of Vitamin B6 to help counter tiredness and fatigue.

Source: European Food Safety Association
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB6-HealthProfessional/
Parra M, et al. Cells. 2018;7(7):84.
https://www.nutrition.org.uk/nutritionscience/nutrients-food-and-ingredients/vitamins