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Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
 
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Function: Metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats for energy production; production of adrenal hormones and red blood cells

Sources: Organ meats, fish, chicken, eggs, cheese, whole grains, avocados, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, oranges, strawberries, yeast, legumes

Optimal Intake: 50-100 mg

Deficiency Signs: Numbness and shooting pains in the feet; fatigue

Toxicity: None reported

 
 
 
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