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B Complex Vitamins-What are they and Why do you need them daily?

    B Complex Vitamins:

    Do you know your names of each B Vitamin? Most people associate B12 with more energy and B7 for hair and nails, but do you know the rest of them and why they are important to consume Daily?

    Nutrient Density has to do with Availability, vitamins, Minerals, Antioxidants, and Chlorophyll.

    B1 Thiamine
    B2 Riboflavin
    B3 Niacin
    B5 Pantothenic Acid
    B6 Pyridoxine
    B7 Biotin
    B9 Folic Acid
    B12 Methylcobalamin

    Water Soluble Vitamins:
    B Complex Vitamins
    Folic Acid
    Vitamin C
    They have an affinity for water and must be replenished daily
    These are absorbed into the blood stream, go to your portal Vein then to your Liver

    Fat Soluble Vitamins:
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin D
    Vitamin E
    Vitamin K
    These have an affinity for fat tissue and can be stored in the liver for 2-3 days. They are absorbed into the Lacteal, then into the Lymphatic Chain (Immune System) and then absorbed by the Heart.

    Interesting Tid Bits about Vitamins:
    Some Vitamins can function as Antioxidants such as Vit A, C, & E.

    *Prolonged Heat destroys nutrients

    *Feelings of fatigue begins with Nutrient Deficiency

    *A body with a complete reservoir of nutrients is more likely to lean towards Alkalinity and be able to combat more oxidative Stress.

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