Welcome to the new theme for this week, Vitamins!
I know I get way too excited over these micronutrients, only because they are vital to overall health!
Today we will focus on the B Vitamins (there's 8 of them btw)...
This family of water soluble vitamins are essential for optimal metabolic function, mood, energy, digestion, stress, brain health and so much more.
Because they are a family, they are best taken together in a complex (i.e. B complex) if you are looking for a supplement form. Many of them have similar functions and can "pick up the slack" if you become deficient in one or a few.
Some conditions associated with deficiency are...
- Extremem fatigue
- Hormone Imbalance
- Brain Fog/Forgetfulness
- Impaired thyroid function
- Auto-immune disease
- Anemia (pernicious/B12)
Check out a break down of each individual B vitamin below with their benefits along with the foods that contain some of them!