Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble B vitamin normally found in liver, egg yolk, pulses, sunflower seeds, brewer`s yeast and some fish.
Vitamin B6 is rapidly converted in the body to its preferred, biologically active form of pyridoxal-5-phosphate. Vitamin B6 is produced by the micro-organisms in the human intestinal tract, but little of this is absorbed or utilised.
Features of Vitamin B6:
- Vitamin B6 helps to maintain fluid balance and is necessary for healthy red blood cells;
- Vitamin B6 helps to make essential brain chemicals;
- Vitamin B6 helps to make enzymes for the metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates;
- Vitamin B6 is needed for the conversion of the amino acid tryptophan to niacin;
- Vitamin B6 is necessary for energy production and the metabolism of essential fatty acids (EFA`s);
- Vitamin B6 is needed for the production of antibodies;
- Vitamin B6 is required for the efficient absorption of vitamin B12;
- Presented in the preferred biologically active form of pyridoxal-5-phosphate;
- Yeast free.