12 Essential Vitamins & Minerals: Vitamin B6

12 Essential Vitamins & Minerals: Vitamin B6

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Vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine, is one of the B vitamins that benefits the central nervous system and plays an essential role in over 100 enzyme reactions. Your body does not naturally produce vitamin B6, but is obtained from foods or supplements which is why we found it so important to include in Kids Luv. 

Brain Food

This vitamin is needed for neuron transmission in the brain, and plays a vital role in the production of serotonin and norepinephrine- both controlling mood, energy, and concentration. Researchers from Oxford University in England proved that taking high doses of B vitamins can even reduce the risk of Alzheimer's.

Pregnancy Nausea

Research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology concluded that B6 helps with morning sickness and nausea during pregnancy. A study in 342 women in their first 17 weeks of pregnancy found that a daily supplement of 30 mg of vitamin B6 significantly reduced feelings of nausea after five days of treatment.

Eye Health

Eye diseases can be caused by poor diet and/or nutrient deficiencies, however, B6 can prevent these eye disorders and loss of vision. One of it's many benefits is reducing the risk of age-related eye health issues, and protecting those beautiful eyes!