Vitamin B5

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) helps with the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Deficiency leads to fatigue, emotional swings and numbness.

A wide variety of foods. High levels in eggs, wholegrain cereals and meat.

Supplements Available
Mainly B complex tablets

Infants 1.7 mg
Adults 3.7 mg

Important Notes
Dosages advised are deliberately on the safe side and may not be high enough to give benefit, but it is recommended that higher dosages should only be taken under the care of a practitioner experienced in nutritional medicine.

* for explanation, please see Introduction to Nutritional Supplements

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