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What Using B Vitamins Every Day Does to Your Body

By Ferozan Mast of ETNT Health | Slide 1 of 6: B vitamins are essential nutrients that are water-soluble, so they must be replenished every day. There are eight B vitamins: B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folate [folic acid]), and B12 (cobalamin). "The B vitamins each have different functions in your body and for your health," says Rosanna Sutherby, PharmD. "They help with nervous system function by coating the nerve cells so that they can function properly. They help you use energy from food. Some of them help you absorb other vitamins. They help you with digestion and muscle tone. They make red blood cells that transport oxygen throughout your bloodstream to your organs." Here's what happens when you take B vitamins every day, according to experts. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

What Using B Vitamins Every Day Does to Your Body

B vitamins are essential nutrients that are water-soluble, so they must be replenished every day. 

There are eight B vitamins: B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folate [folic acid]), and B12 (cobalamin). "The B vitamins each have different functions in your body and for your health," says Rosanna Sutherby, PharmD. "They help with nervous system function by coating the nerve cells so that they can function properly. They help you use energy from food. Some of them help you absorb other vitamins. They help you with digestion and muscle tone. They make red blood cells that transport oxygen throughout your bloodstream to your organs." Here's what happens when you take B vitamins every day, according to experts. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

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