vitamin B6


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vitamin B6

[′vīd·ə·mən ¦bē¦siks]
(biochemistry)
A vitamin which exists as three chemically related and water-soluble forms found in food: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine; dietary requirements and physiological activities are uncertain.
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The WNAS advises women to take vitamin B6 within a complex of vitamin B and magnesium, which has been available over the counter.
Loop diuretics like Lasix [R] (10) deplete the body of calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and zinc.
Higher levels of PLP were correlated with greater dietary intake of vitamin B6, lower body mass index and lower levels of homocysteine.
With 75 mg of vitamin B6 dosed over 24 hours, CitraNatal B-Calm may be used in conjunction with a physician prescribed regimen to help minimize these symptoms.
6 mg per day in the lowest intake group, near the RDA of vitamin B6 for adult men and women (2.
Vitamin B6 Is Effective Therapy for Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: A Randomized, Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Study.
After adjusting for potential confounding factors, such as folate, fiber, and total energy intake, researchers found modestly strong associations between greater vitamin B6 intake and lower risk of colorectal cancer.
Research: Researchers set out to determine if ginger was equivalent to vitamin B6 for reducing morning sickness symptoms associated with pregnancy.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) may help protect men against colorectal cancer, according to a study released by the Journal of Nutrition.
Studies published in peer-reviewed journals have determined that patients with a variety of diseases are often deficient in folic acid, other B vitamins such as vitamin B6 and vitamin B12, and the omega-3 fatty acids (particularly DHA).
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