Vitamin B5 (Calcium Pantothenate)

Vitamin B5 (Calcium Pantothenate)

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Also known as

B5, Pantothenic acid
                       

Introduction
Pantothenic acid is an essential vitamin belonging to the B complex family. It cannot be synthesized by the body, so it must be derived from food, where it is found in most all foods, and especially so in whole-grain cereals, egg yolks, liver and dried mushrooms. Deficiencies are rare, but do happen and can lead to a gradual deterioration of one's health. To prevent such issues, cereal grains are often reinforced with additional pantothenic acid, while the vitamin is also commonly taken as a dietary supplement.

Pantothenic acid is responsible for energy metabolism and stimulates the oxidation of fatty acids, while a deficiency of can increase insulin sensitivity and reduce energy levels. Pantothenic acid has been linked to skin and hair health.

Supplement data
Origin: China

Use
Recommended amount per dose is 5-25 mg per day for normal supplementation. Do not consume without an accurate mg scale.

Summary
B vitamins assist with many of the processes the body uses to receive and make energy from the food it eats. The B vitamin family helps form red blood cells, protects our mitochondria, supports normal nervous system function, improves cardiovascular health, supports healthy hair and nails, and mediate normal growth and development.


Precautions
Do not consume without knowing an accurate dosage. A milligram scale is highly recommended.


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