Our Vitamin B Complex
A complex normally contains a mixture of Vitamins and/or Minerals. In the case of our Vitamin B complex, each tablet contains a mix of the 8 essential B Vitamins. This includes Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12, as well as Inositol. The following are the main health benefits of the vitamins in this complex:
- Contribution to a normal energy yielding metabolism and to the reduction of fatigue and tiredness.
- Contribution to the maintenance of normal nervous system function and to normal psychological function.
- Contribution to the maintenance of normal blood flow.
- The maintenance of normal skin, mucous membranes, vision and hair.
- Contribution to normal Iron metabolism and red blood cell production.
- Supporting the maintenance of a normal immune system.
- Playing a role in the prevention of oxidative stress.
Components of Our Vitamin B complex
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) is naturally found in white and brown bread flour as the vitamin is legally required to be added. Thiamine can also be found in whole grains, nuts, fruit and vegetables. The vitamin contributes to the maintenance of a normal energy yielding metabolism.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) can be found in milk, eggs, fortified breakfast cereals and rice. Vitamin B2 also plays a role in the normal functioning of the nervous system and maintenance of the mucous membranes.
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) was first used in photography in 1867. It naturally occurs in certain foods, such as meat, fish, eggs, milk and wheat products, including bran flakes, oats and bread. Vitamin B3 contributes to normal psychological function and normal functioning of the immune system.
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) is commonly found in potatoes, oats, tomatoes, eggs, broccoli and whole grains, including brown rice and wholemeal bread. Vitamin B5 is also found in meat sources like chicken and beef, as well as lesser eaten kidney. Pantothenic Acid contributes to a normal energy yielding metabolism, as well as normal mental performance. Vitamin B5 also contributes to the normal synthesis of steroid hormones, Vitamin D and some neurotransmitters.
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) may also be called Pyridoxal-5-phosphate and Pyridoxamine. The vitamin is found in a wide array of foods, including pork, poultry, fish, eggs and milk. Plant-based sources of Vitamin B6 include whole-grain cereals, soya beans, peanuts, potatoes, oatmeal, wheat germ, and brown rice. Vitamin B6 contributes to normal protein and glycogen metabolism, as well as regulation of hormonal activity.
Vitamin B7 (Biotin) is found in small quantities in several foods. Biotin is also produced naturally by some bacteria in the gut. Good food sources of Biotin include eggs, pork, dairy products, oats, rice, mushrooms and apples. Biotin contributes to normal macronutrient metabolism, as well as the maintenance of normal hair and skin.
Vitamin B9 (Folate) is found in green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and broccoli. Folate is also found naturally in beans and legumes, yeast, oranges and orange juice, wheat bran, poultry, pork and shellfish, and certain fortified foods. Folate contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy and supports normal homocysteine metabolism.
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine) is only available in animal products including meat, milk, cheese, eggs and fish, such as cod and salmon. Some fortified breakfast cereals and plant-based milk contain a vegan form of B12, which is not naturally found in food. Vitamin B12 contributes to normal energy production, functioning of the immune system and red blood cell formation.
Inositol is also known as Vitamin B8 although it technically isn't a vitamin, rather a type of sugar. It naturally occurs in fruits, beans, grains and nuts and our body can produce Inositol from the carbohydrates we eat.
This product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
We recommend that both the 500 and 1,000 tablet options are more suitable for use by more than one person. This is to ensure that you are receiving full use of the product before its expiry date. For one person's use, we recommend the 120 or 240 tablet options.
Safety Information: Keep out of sight and reach of children. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking medication[s] please consult your healthcare practitioner before use. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed stated dose. This product is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any kind of illness. Taking more than 200 μg/day of Folic Acid is not recommended for people over the age of 50 or who have a history of colorectal adenomas. If over the age of 50 or have a history of colorectal adenomas do not exceed a dose of 1 tablet a day. Long term intakes of Vitamin B6 over 10mg may lead to mild tingling and numbness.