Vitamin B6

Updated: Sep 20, 2021

For those who are following along, lets continue on with our series on Vitamins and talk about Vitamin B6. Here are the symptoms of this deficiency along with other important details and always if you suspect you are deficient or having health issues please, speak with your doctor about them: Better safe than sorry.

Signs of Deficiency: Skin rashes, mood changes, cracked lips, low energy, weak immune system

. Daily Requirement: The daily requirements for this vitamin vary based on your age. Those 50 and under need 1.3mg and 50 and over require 1.5 mg Job: This vitamin makes amino acids and vitamins. Common food sources: (healthy foods to eat) Asparagus, Bananas, Brown rice, Carrots, Cashews, Kale, Lemon, Peanut Butter, Pecans, Pineapple, Pistachios, Potatoes, Raisins, Sesame Seeds, Soya beans, Sunflower seeds, Walnuts, Watermelon Nice and simple, that's how I roll. Hope this helps understand the importance of Vitamin B6. Being new to following a healthy diet , it's key to know what our body needs each day and how to recognize if we aren't getting it so that we can supplement or find food with that vitamin. Until next time,


Robyn

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