On any occasions, we are not aware of the vitamin needs that our body has, but we must be alert to the messages that the body emits, remember that the body speaks, only we do not listen to it, we do not pay attention to its messages.
Vitamins are substances that the body need for cell function, normal growth and development, and its deficiencies can cause problems. One of the most important vitamins is vitamin B.
The B group vitamins are:
B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6, B7 (biotin), B9 (folic acid), B12. This vitamins help the body process to get energy from the food you eat. They also help form red blood cells. You can get B vitamins in proteins such as: fish, chicken, beef, eggs, and dairy products. Green leafy vegetables, beans also have B vitamins. Some cereals and breads have B vitamins added.
If you are deficient in B vitamins, you can suffer from diseases. Lack of vitamin B12 or B6 can cause anemia. B vitamins are nutrients that the body needs to perform many essential functions, it includes: maintaining normal metabolism (metabolism is the process by which the body get energy from food), producing healthy blood cells, supporting the proper functioning of the nervous system, reduces the risk of heart disease, reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases good cholesterol (HDL).
How to know if you lack vitamin B? You can feel, rush, tingling or burning in the hands and feet, chapped lips or mouth sores, weight loss, weakness, fatigue, mood changes. If you feel any of these symptoms, you may need a test to detect the deficiency of this vitamin, therefore, I recommend going to your trusted doctor to carry out the necessary test, this is of vital importance since the risk of vitamin B deficiency could be higher.