See the bottom of this page for the ingredients highest in vitamin B6
What is vitamin B6?
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin that was first isolated in the 1930s.
Why does it matter to me?
Vitamin B6 must be obtained from our food because we cannot create it. It’s one of the vitamins that regulates the blood especially after eating, to reduce the risk of heart disease.
It contributes to us feeling happy by enabling the brain to produce compounds that keep us feeling good such as serotonin and dopamine.Did you know?
- It’s vital in promoting the function of many essential chemical reactions that support our bodies
- It’s essential for maintaining the transport of oxygen through our bodies
Vitamin B6 consumption is vital for good immune system functioning especially in older adults.How vitamin B6 reacts with:
Coenzyme Q10: Vitamin B6 is essential for us to produce Coenzyme Q10.
Niacin: Adequate Vitamin B6 levels in the body reduce the need for eating foods that contain niacin.
Protein: If you eat a lot of protein you need more Vitamin B6 to aid in the breakdown process.Watch out for…
Use of the contraceptive pill can reduce the availability of vitamin B6.
Am I getting enough?
Want to check you are getting enough? If you are not a member of checkyourfood.com then get your free account here
so you can track your food and benefit from daily, weekly and monthly reports.