Vitamin B2 is also known as riboflavin is one of the member of B-vitamin family. Like other B-vitamins, riboflavin is also a water-soluble vitamin which is secreted through urine because it is easily absorbed by the body and doesn’t stored for a longer time. This vitamin plays a key role in maintaining health in humans as well as animals. It also plays a prominent role in energy metabolism, and forContinue Reading
Vitamin B9, also known as folate or folic acid, is one of the B-complex or B vitamins. B-complex helps the body convert food into energy, which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins also help the body use fats and protein. These vitamins are for keeping skin, hair, eyes, and liver healthy. They also help the nervous system function properly.
Vitamin B9 is a water-soluble. It is carried throughContinue Reading
Though Pangamic acid( name given to a chemical compound) is not a true vitamin, it is termed as a vitamin B15 and is water soluble. That is the body can not preserve it for longer periods and is secreted through urine. Hence it is necessary to take this vitamin in your daily diet. There is debate going on whether it is an essential nutritional vitamin.
However, this vitamin isContinue Reading
In living cells, carnitine is required for transporting fatty acids from the cytosine to the mitochondria during the breakdown of fats for generating metabolic energy. This vitamin also belongs to the group of B vitamins. It is widely available as a nutritional supplement. Carnitine exists in many forms such as D-carnitine, L-carnitine, DL-carnitine as well as acetylene-L-carnitine but its biologically active form is L-carnitine, whereas the inactive enantiomer is D-carnitineContinue Reading