Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
What is it?
Vitamin B6 is water-soluble, meaning that it is soluble in water. It is very often associated with magnesium for its synergistic effect allowing a better absorption of the latter.
What are the health benefits?
- Contributes to the metabolism of amino acids, proteins and glycogen
- Contributes to the regulation of hormonal activity
- Contributes to the normal formation of red blood cells and the metabolism of homocysteine
- Reduces fatigue
In which foods?
– Sunflower seed (1,24 mg/100g)
– Beef liver (1,06 mg/100g)
– Sesame seed (0,79 mg/100g)
– Turkey (0,59 mg/100g)
– Cod (0,58 mg/100g)
Things to know!
The active form of vitamin B6 is pyridoxal phosphate. Animal sources are much better assimilated than vegetable sources. Thus, a deficiency is more frequent in vegetarians and vegans.