Take Your Vitamin B

Have you ever wondered why your doctors prescribe or ask you to take Vitamin B Complex? Let me share with you what Vitamin B Complex is. Vitamin B Complex is the eight B Vitamins – B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12.

Vitamin B Complex play an important role in keeping our bodies running like well-oiled machines. This essential nutrients help convert our food into fuel allowing us to stay energized throughout the day.

Here’s a tip for you, you can get your daily dose of Vitamin B Complex the natural way by eating food that are rich in Vitamin Bs.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) – The anti-stress vitamins. It has the ability to protect the immune system.
Get it from: Whole grains, peanuts, beans, spinach and kale.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) –  It works as an antioxidant to help fight free radicals.
Get it from: Almonds, wild rice, milk, yogurt, egss, spinach and soybeans.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) – Boost the good cholesterol.
Get it from: Eggs, beans and green vegetables.

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) – Help in breaking down fats and carbs for energy.
Get it from: Avocados, yogurt, eggs, meat and legumes.

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) – Helps in getting good sleep and better mood.
Get it from: Chicken, turkey, tuna, salmon, lentils, sunflower seeds, cheese, brown rice and carrots.

Vitamin B7 (Biotin) – The beauty vitamin – give you healthy hair, skin and nails.
Get it from: Barley, fish, potatoes, cauliflower, egg yolks and nuts.

Vitamin B9 (Folate) – helps keep depression at bay and prevent memory loss.
Get if from: Dark leafy greens, asparagus, beets, salmon, roots vegetables, milk and beans.

Vitamin B12 – helps your body produce DNA and red blood cells, supports your immune system, and encourages healthy nerve function.
Get it from: Fish (sardines), shellfish, dairy, eggs, beef and pork

If you eating a well balance meal chances are you are getting enough Vitamin B in your system. It all boils down in being mindful and taking in the good food for you.

Happy eating!

Blessing and healing,


P.S. To learn more about natural food and traditional medicines to live a healthy and happy life. I’ve invited Chichi Barba – An expert in Natural Food and traditional Filipino medicines. Join us on the next “You Can Heal Naturally Seminar” on May 12.  Register at http://www.didoymd.com/healnaturally.

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