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What is pantothenic acid?
Pantothenic acid is a vitamin, it is also known as vitamin B5 and is
essential to all forms of life.
It is found throughout our cells in the form of coenzyme A (CoA), a
vital coenzyme in numerous vital processes. CoA is required to generate energy
from food (fat, carbohydrates, and proteins), and our livers require CoA to deal
with a number of drugs and toxins effectively.
Why does it matter to me?
Watch out for…
Processing and refining grains may result in a 35% to 75% loss of pantothenic acid, freezing and canning of foods results in similar losses.
How much do I need?
The RDA (average daily intake to protect health for 98% of the population) for pantothenic acid is an AI (adequate intake) this is due to a lack of comprehensive data to arrive at an RDA. An AI is assumed to be at the level of an RDA or above it.
Am I getting enough?
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