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B Vitamins

Synonyms

Vitamin B

Definitions

<p>The B vitamins are</p> <ul> <li>B1 (thiamine)</li> <li>B2 (riboflavin)</li> <li>B3 (niacin)</li> <li>B5 (pantothenic acid)</li> <li>B6</li> <li> B7 (biotin)</li> <li>B12</li> <li><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/folicacid.html'>Folic acid</a></li> </ul> <p>These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. They also help form red blood cells. You can get B vitamins from proteins such as fish, poultry, meat, eggs, and dairy products. Leafy green vegetables, beans, and peas also have B vitamins. Many cereals and some breads have added B vitamins.</p> <p>Not getting enough of certain B vitamins can cause diseases. A lack of B12 or B6 can cause <a href='https://medlineplus.gov/anemia.html'>anemia</a>.</p>

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Vitamin B

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03/08/2010

definition

The B vitamins are

  • B1 (thiamine)
  • B2 (riboflavin)
  • B3 (niacin)
  • B5 (pantothenic acid)
  • B6
  • B7 (biotin)
  • B12
  • Folic acid

These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. They also help form red blood cells. You can get B vitamins from proteins such as fish, poultry, meat, eggs, and dairy products. Leafy green vegetables, beans, and peas also have B vitamins. Many cereals and some breads have added B vitamins.

Not getting enough of certain B vitamins can cause diseases. A lack of B12 or B6 can cause anemia.

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NIH Office of Dietary Supplements https://ods.od.nih.gov/

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C0042849

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B Vitamins

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Scope Statement

Do you get enough B vitamins in your diet? Not enough Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B6 can cause anemia. Find out what B vitamins do for your body.

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