Vitamin B5 or panthotenic acid

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Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.

Vitamin B5 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water.

Where to find vitamin B5?

The foods providing vitamin B5 include: offals, yeasts, meat, fish and eggs. Unfortunately, it is often destroyed during the cooking process.

Vitamin B5 and sports

Vitamin B5 is essential to energy production. It is involved in the synthesis of certain hormones. It promotes the growth and resistance of skin and mucosa, increases hair elasticity and combats hair loss.

Vitamin B5 needs

Needs amount to 5mg / Kg of bodyweight / day. Deficiencies are rare as part of a balanced diet. Signs of a deficiency may include fatigue, pains and muscle weakness.

 

Detailed information about:

  • Vitamin A,
  • Vitamin D,
  • Vitamin E,
  • Vitamin K,
  • Vitamin B1,
  • Vitamin B2,
  • Vitamin B3,
Marie Fauchille
Dietician | Nutritionist
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Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin B1 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water. It is not stored by the body and regular intake is therefore necessary.

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Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin B2 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water.

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