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1. vitamin B5 deficiency: symptoms
- stomach pain
Two. What is vitamin B5?
Vitamin B5 is an essential vitamin for the human body and is one of the water-soluble vitamins. Besides vitamin B5, the vitamin is also known as pantothenic acid. If the human organism had no vitamin B5, it would easily go out of balance. Vitamin B5 is always associated with proteins, enzymes and amino acids. Furthermore, vitamin B5 is essential for energy metabolism and indispensable for the synthesis of neurotransmitters. Since the organism cannot produce the vitamin itself, it must be taken in daily through the diet. Since the vitamin is sensitive to heat, foods that contain a lot of vitamin B5 should not be cooked but steamed so that the special nutrients are not lost. Vitamin B5 is found in almost all foods.
3. what are the functions of vitamin B5?
- Breakdown of proteins and fats
- food to energy conversion
- Metabolism of choline (essential for the production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine)
- Reduction of fatigue
- Maintenance of healthy hair growth
- Production of the blood pigment haemoglobin
4. the daily requirement of vitamin B5
According to the German Society for Nutrition (DGE), the recommended daily amount of vitamin B5 in an adult is about 6 milligrams of pantothenic acid. This amount corresponds to a can of peanuts. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take in a little more vitamin B5, as they have an increased need. In general, one should always bear in mind that age, weight and height always play a significant role. Factors such as diet and lifestyle should also be taken into account. There are different groups of people who need more vitamin B5 than usual. These include pregnant and breastfeeding women, for example, as they have to provide for their offspring. People who exercise a lot and are physically very active generally need more vitamins and nutrients. This naturally includes vitamin B5. Dialysis patients and diabetics have an increased need for vitamin B5. People with chronic intestinal diseases need considerably more vitamin B5.
Vitamin Owl® Vitamin B5 capsules
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5. conclusion: vitamin B5 deficiency: symptoms
The most common symptoms of vitamin B5 deficiency are stomach ache, headache and anemia. Vitamin B5 deficiency can occur if you do not eat a balanced and varied diet. Foods containing vitamin B5 are mainly animal foods such as liver, tuna and mackerel. If you have a vitamin B5 deficiency, a change in diet can be very useful. Furthermore, a deficiency can be easily controlled with food supplements. Taking vitamin B5 in the form of vitamin B5 capsules or vitamin B5 tablets can help. It is important to make sure that the product is made in Germany to ensure consistent quality.
Vitamin B5 (d-pantothenic acid) localizes in myelinated structures of the rat brain: Potential role for cerebral vitamin B5 stores in local myelin homeostasis
Determination of vitamin B5 in a range of fortified food products by reversed-phase liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry with electrospray ionisation
Determination of vitamin B5 in human urine by high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry
Chemoenzymatic synthesis of vitamin B5-intermediate (R)-pantolactones via combined asymmetric organo- and biocatalysis
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) in Infant Formula and Adult/ Pediatric Nutritional Formula by Ultra-High Pressure Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry Method: Collaborative Study, Final Action 2012.16