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Vitamin b5 (panthothenic acid) is essential for which body functions?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

I commend you for your desire to have good Health. Vitamin B5 is critical to the manufacture of red blood cells, as well as sex and stress-related hormones produced in the adrenal glands. It plays a role in the breakdown of fats and carbohydrates for energy. It is important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract. Vitamin B5 helps the body use other vitamins, particularly Vitamin B2.

Answered Apr 1, 2016



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