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vitamin B complex

[′vīd·ə·mən ¦bē ′käm‚pleks]
(biochemistry)
A group of water-soluble vitamins that include thiamine, riboflavin, nicotinic acid, pyridoxine, panthothenic acid, inositol, p-aminobenzoic acid, biotin, folic acid, and vitamin B12.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The main reason why people should take Vitamin B-complex is that it helps boost one's mood and reduce fatigue.
provides sufficient EFA, and Vitamin B-Complex are required for EFA metabolism, the EFAs may not play a direct role in the etiology of Phrynoderma, but may secondarily be affected due to Vitamin B-Complex deficiency.
Group I was given 0.2% Chlorhexidine gluconate mouth wash, Group II received vitamin B-complex, Group III was given both.
Other additions to the Nature Made family are Calcium 750 mg with Vitamins D and K, Calcium 750 mg, Triple Omega, Folic Acid w/DHA, Double Strength Fish Oil, and a Heart Health Pack, which contains five scientifically supported supplements: fish oil, super B-complex, flaxseed oil, CoQ10 and vitamin E.
Liver, spinach, mushrooms and wholegrains are rich in the B-complex group of vitamins
Choose from five flavors: Revive (B vitamins and electrolytes, fruit punch flavor); Think (vitamin A and ginko, kiwi-berry flavor); Strength (vitamin C and taurine, wild fruit flavor); Multi-Essential (anti-oxidants C and E, plus B-complex and calcium, natural orange flavor); and Energize (ginseng and vitamin C, citrus flavor).
The best part is that all three products are made with Red Star[R] Nutritional Yeast, a great vegan source for those essential B-complex vitamins.
In addition to caffeine and sugar, each drink has its own particular formula, often a mix of guarana, ginseng, and B-complex vitamins.
While honey contains vitamins C, D, E and B-complex as well as traces of amino acids, enzymes and minerals (up to 50 percent of which are lost when it is commercially processed), it is still high in calories and acts in your body much the same way sugar does.
Total cost for the "antioxidants, B-complex energy enhancers, macrominerals, lipotropic factors, enzymes, and herbal extracts" in Perricone's Skin & Total Body Nutritional Supplements: $120 a month.
A complex Multi-Vitamin that includes B-Complex, B-12 and Vitamin C will help.
My suggestion is to get your supplemental B vitamins either in a multivitamin, or in a B-complex formula.