Saturday, November 1, 2014

Vitamin b6 benefits

There are several benefits of vitamin b6. Pyridoxine is also referred to as “mood vitamin”. This vitamin helps our brain in performing its functions. It also helps the body to produce energy by the process of metabolism. The nerve cells are also controlled by vitamin b6. The nerve cells can communicate between themselves because this form of vitamin is present. Protein synthesis in the body takes place with the help of vitamin b6.

If you can consume foods that are rich in vitamin b6 and you can take in supplements that contain vitamin b6, you will become very healthy and several of your health problems will fade away. This vitamin is very good for the heart and it protects the heart. If you have adequate amount of this vitamin, your heart will stay healthy and trouble free.

Problems related to the mind such as depression is also likely to stay away from you if you take in this vitamin. The blood remains pure and enzymes are produced in your body which helps in breaking down the proteins in your stomach.

A condition of vitamin b6 deficiency occurs in those who do not take in sufficient amount of vitamin b6. Vitamin b6 deficit in the body can give rise to several diseases like schizophrenia,

  • autism,
  • irritability
  • epilepsy,
  • acne,
  • Arthritis.

Vitamin b6 is necessary for treating the following diseases

  • tunnel syndrome,
  • asthma,
  • endometriosis,
  • premenstrual syndrome,
  • edema,
  • atherosclerosis,
  • acne,
  • Attention deficit disorder,
  • schizophrenia,
  • depression.

Women experience mood swing during pre menstrual syndrome. Loss of sex drive, depression, insomnia is all results of vitamin b6 deficits.

You can derive vitamin b6 from foods that contain them. These foods are found easily and they form a part of our regular diet. Some of them are:

  • oatmeal,
  • cold cereal,
  • bananas,
  • prunes ( dried or cooked),
  • boiled plantain,
  • soybeans,
  • potatoes,
  • beans,
  • nuts,
  • seeds,
  • chicken,
  • lean lamb
  • beef liver

Along with these take the supplements if your doctor advises you to. But always consult a doctor before you start consuming these medicines. This is because even an overdose of vitamin b6 can have hazardous consequences on you.

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