Vitamin B-5 - Pantothenic Acid

Solubility: Water

Functionality:

Aids in the utilization of vitamins, Helps in cell building, Aids in, development of the central nervous system, Fights infections, Participates in release of energy from carbohydrates

Rich Sources:

Most plant & animal foods especially lean meats, whole grains, legumes

Rich Sources of Vitamin B-5

Deficiency Disease: Paresthesia

Overdose Disease: N/A

Deficiency Symptoms:

Symptoms include Excessive Fatigue, Sleep Disturbances, Loss of Appetite, Nausea or Dermatitis. However, These Symptoms are Rare and if they occur, they may indicate other B -Vitamin Deficiencies.

Deficiency Occurs in:
  1. People with alcoholism but are generally believed to be rare.
Recommended Daily Intakes:
  1. Men: 5 mg
  2. Women: 5 mg
  3. Pregnancy: 5 mg
  4. Lactation: 5 mg