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Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxine

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PostNice Doctor on Sat 05 Apr 2014, 12:01 am

Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxine
Vitamin B6 plays a role in the creation of antibodies in the immune system. The higher the protein intake, the more need there is for vitamin B6.

Functions of Vitamin B6
1. It helps maintain normal nerve function and acts in the formation of red blood cells.
2. It is also required for the chemical reactions of proteins.

Deficiency of B6
Too little B6 in the diet can cause dizziness, nausea, confusion, irritability and convulsions.

Vitamin B6 - Daily Amount Needed
The amount B6 needed in the body system in adult 1.3 to 1.7 mg for adults - 2 mg for women who are pregnant or lactating. The amount of B6 needed in the body system in Children need between 0.6 to 1.3 mg B6 per day.

Fruit Sources
Avocado, Banana, Breadfruit, Cherimoya, Dates, Gooseberries, Grapes, Guava, Lychee, Mango, Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Pomegranate, Watermelon

Vegetable Sources
Amaranth Leaves, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Celeriac, Corn, French Beans, Green Pepper, Kale, Lima Beans, Okra, Peas, Potatoes, Spirulina, Spaghetti Squash, Squash – winter, Sweet Potato, Taro

Nut/Grain Sources
Chestnuts, Filberts/Hazelnuts, Pistachios, Pumpkin Seeds, Rice Brown, Rye, Sunflower Seeds, Walnuts, Wheat – Durum, Wheat - Hard Red, Wheat - Hard White

Meat/Protein Sources
Chicken Breast, Chicken (dark meat), Catfish, Cod, Herring, Pollock, Salmon, Sardines, Tuna, Pork, Soy Beans, Soy Milk, Turkey Breast, Turkey Bacon, Veal, Turkey Leg, Roast Duck, Hamburger, Beef Sausage, Ground Turkey, Ground Chicken, Black Eye Peas, Edamame, Garbanzo Beans, Kidney Beans, Lima Beans, Navy Beans, Pinto Beans,Soy Beans, White Beans

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent but the one that is most responsive to changes. Change is the rule of life

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