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Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5)

Updated: Jul 16, 2019

Why is Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5) necessary?

  • Helps food turn into energy

  • Needed for brain and nerve health

  • Controls fat metabolism

  • Helps the body make anti-stress and sex hormones

  • Plays a part in the production of red blood cells

  • Helps with skin and hair health

What are the signs of deficiency?

  • Fatigue

  • Depression

  • Vomiting

  • Anxiety

  • Muscle tremors and cramps

  • Poor concentration

  • Burning feet

  • Irritability

  • Insomnia

  • Teeth-grinding

Top foods

  • Beans

  • Legumes

  • Mushrooms

  • Watercress

  • Peas

  • Cabbage

  • Tomatoes

  • Squash

  • Avocados

  • Strawberries

  • Eggs

High Risk Factors

  • Stress

  • Alcohol

  • Processed foods

  • Caffeinated

Caution: Please make sure you have a balanced diet, if you are not sure feel free to get in contact. If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.

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