What Are The Vitamin B Benefits?

Vitabiotics | Published: 26/07/2021

What Are The Vitamin B Benefits?

There Are Plenty Of Vitamin B Benefits - Here’s Our Round Up

Ensuring we get enough vitamin B in our day to day diet is crucial, as there are so many vitamin B benefits.

Vitamin B itself is actually the overarching name for a group of eight B vitamins and we need varying amounts of each B vitamin every day.

As vitamin B is water soluble, it leaves our body when we urinate. This means we need to get our recommended amounts of each B vitamin, every day. The amount of each B vitamin that is recommended every day by the UK’s Department Of Health varies depending on the B vitamin itself.

The eight B vitamins are listed below. Some are more famously known by their scientific name whilst others are better known for their B vitamin name.

  • Vitamin B1 (thiamin)
  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
  • Vitamin B3 (niacin)
  • Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)
  • Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
  • Vitamin B7 (biotin)
  • Vitamin B9 (folate and folic acid)
  • Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)

But what do each of these B vitamins do? Here we share the key benefits of these B vitamins...

Vitamin B Benefits: For The Brain And Nervous System

Vitamin B6, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3 and biotin all contribute to the normal functioning of the nervous system. As well as these, pantothenic acid contributes to normal mental performance.

Neuromind Plus has been formulated to help support normal cognitive function. It contains vitamin B5, plus the mineral iodine, which contributes to normal cognitive function. It also contains vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, folic acid and vitamin B12.

Neuromind Plus comes with an Omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) capsule which provides 300mg of DHA. DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function.

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Vitamin B Benefits: For healthy Hair And Skin

Biotin contributes to the maintenance of normal hair and skin whilst vitamin B2 and vitamin B3 contribute to normal skin.

Perfectil Hair contains 28 micronutrients to give hair extra support. This includes biotin, as well as the minerals selenium, zinc which support normal hair and copper which contributes to the normal hair pigmentation.

Vitamin B Benefits: For Energy Release

Vitamin B2 contributes to the normal metabolism of iron. Iron is known for its contribution to the normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, which aids normal oxygen transport around the body. Vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin B3 and vitamin B5 also contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Feroglobin Capsules, from the UK’s number 1 iron supplement brand, provide 17mg of iron per capsule. Each capsule also provides folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12, which contribute to normal blood formation.

Vitamin B Benefits: For Heart Health

Vitamin B1 contributes to the normal function of the heart whilst vitamin B12 and folic acid both contribute to normal homocysteine metabolism. This is an important factor in heart health.

Vitamin B Benefits: For Immune System Function

Contributing to the normal function of our immune system are vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and folic acid.

Vitamin B Supplements

To help safeguard your intake of vitamin B, you might want to consider a supplement.

Ultra Vitamin B Complex includes all eight of the essential B vitamins and is ideal for anyone wanting a nutritional boost, vegetarians, vegans, the over 50s, athletes, those with hectic lifestyles or those wanting extra nutritional support.

Meet the Author

lucy gornall

lucy gornall


lucy gornall


Lucy is an award winning freelance health, fitness and wellbeing journalist and copywriter. She is also a personal trainer, teaching at London based studios. With 10 years of journalistic experience under her belt, Lucy was formerly a health editor across various women’s magazines and also editor for a national women’s glossy title. She now writes for various publications whilst also working on various branded content

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