Vitamin B6 is a water soluble vitamin known as Riboflavin. This nutrient plays an important role in energy production.
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Because Pyridoxine is a B-group Vitamin it is associated with maintaining energy levels and it works together with the other B Vitamins. It is a co-factor for the action of over 60 enzymes involved in making genetic material, amino acids and proteins.
Vitamin B6 cannot be stored in the body so a regular dietary intake is essential. It can be found readily in whole grains, nuts and green leafy vegetables.
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) supports:
- Reduction of tiredness and fatigue
- Normal cysteine synthesis
- Energy-yielding metabolism
- Functioning of the nervous system
- Homocysteine metabolism
- Protein and glycogen metabolism
- Psychological function
- Red blood cell formation
- Function of the immune system
- Regulation of hormonal activity
If you want to find plant based foods that contain B6 try our organic sunflower seeds.