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Vitamins to Boost Metabolism: The Importance of Vitamin B

If you are wondering if getting vitamins to boost your metabolism is a myth or fact, then this article is for you. Without consuming vitamins from food and supplement sources our bodies would not be able to function optimally and vitamin B is one of the most important vitamins when it comes to your metabolism.

The Requirement of Vitamin B in Your Metabolism

Vitamin B is a very important vitamin, as it plays a big role in the health of your body. They greatly affect your metabolism’s ability to process and metabolise carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. The correct balance of vitamin B in the body allows your body to effectively utilise the stored energy found in food. Therefore, if your body does not have enough vitamin B your metabolism will not function as it was intended to.

Types of Vitamin B

Though your body receives vitamin B from food, you might not be consuming enough of the foods that contain vitamin B. It could also be that you are in a stage of your life where higher amounts of vitamin B are required. Factors that could cause your body to need a higher dose of vitamin B include age, pregnancy, disease, medication, genetic variants, and more. If one’s vitamin B levels are low, it could be a good idea to start taking a vitamin B supplement.

There are a variety of types of vitamin B, and it is advisable to find a supplement that contains all of the variations to ensure your body is getting what it truly needs.

All of the vitamin B types consist of thiamine (B-1), riboflavin (B-2), niacin (B-3), pantothenic (B-5), pyridoxine (B-6), biotin (B-7), folate (B-8), and cobalamin (B-12).

Does Vitamin B Fasten Metabolism?

Yes, vitamin B can fasten your metabolism; however, it should be remembered that this is only one piece of the puzzle which is health. If you are looking to lose weight then good vitamin B levels could help your metabolism speed up and metabolise carbohydrates, fats, and proteins more effectively, but this doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you want and stop exercising. Health is an entire lifestyle and requires you to look after your body on many levels.

Contact Geneway to find out more about your health and whether your body potentially requires more vitamin B due to a genetic predisposition or other health factors.

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