a vitamin B-complex with extra B5 for adrenal support
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is part of the B-vitamin complex and is essential for healthy adrenal and immune function. In particular, pantothenic acid serves as the starting material for the synthesis of coenzyme A, which is important for metabolism of fats and synthesis of adrenal hormones. Pantothenic acid plays a key role in the formation of acetylcholine, which is needed in the transmission of nerve impulses. Thorne supplies 225 mg of pantothenic acid in each capsule of B-Complex #5 in addition to a blend of B vitamins. This formula provides support for those who not only require a good vitamin B-complex but who may also need extra adrenal support.
Thorne's B-Complex #5 supplies 225 mg of pantothenic acid and the bioactive forms of the other B vitamins in each capsule to ensure you get the most bioavailable B-complex available.
B-Complex #5 consists of a group of eight water-soluble compounds: thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), cobalamin (vitamin B12), folate, and biotin. Although each B vitamin is chemically distinct, they often work together in various biochemical functions throughout the body - from cellular energy production, to healthy red-blood-cell formation, to healthy neurological function. Most B vitamins, with the exception of vitamin B12, are not stored in the body; consequently, they must be acquired daily from the diet in order to maintain optimal health.
One Capsule Contains:
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl) 40 mg.
Riboflavin (25 mg as Riboflavin and 3.6 mg as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 28.6 mg.
Niacin (as Niacinamide) 80 mg.
Vitamin B6 (20 mg as Pyridoxine HCl and 3.4 mg as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 23.4 mg.
Folate (100 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 100 mcg as 5-Methyltetrahydrofolate) 200 mcg.
Vitamin B12 (50 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 50 mcg as Methylcobalamin) 100 mcg.
Biotin 80 mcg.
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 225 mg.
Choline Citrate 40 mg.Suggested Use:
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
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