VITAMIN B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID)
Molecular Formula: C9H17NO5
Used to create fats (lipids).
Strengthens the immune system.
Vitamin B5 is important in the absorption of other vitamins
Calcium pantothenate (Calcium + B5) is involved in the metabolism of fatty acids.
Key in the formation of antibodies involved in the process of synthesis of neurotransmitters.
Needed to make steroid hormones.
Stimulates the production of adrenal hormones
Aids in haemoglobin creation.
Recommended daily amounts: 19+ years old
Female: 5 mcg
Male: 5 mcg
Or-ways products that contain Vitamin B5
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Other good sources of Vitamin B5
avocados, baked potato, bananas, legumes, mushrooms, peanuts, sunflower seeds, oranges, whole grain cereals.