Vitamin Breakdown Series (Part 6: Vitamin B5

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This week marks the half way point of discussing all of the B vitamins. Just to recap, in prior weeks we have discussed thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), and we discussed whether a vitamin B4 existed. I have attached the links to these posts at the bottom of this post. This week we discuss the next B vitamin in the vitamin B family. Vitamin B5 is also known as Pantothenic Acid. So let’s discuss the background history and some basic information that might not be so basic to everyone. Continue reading

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Vitamin Breakdown Series (Part 5: Vitamin B4?)

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Well this is another week into the vitamin series with a little twist. In previous weeks I have discussed about vitamin A, thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), and niacin (vitamin B3). This week we continue the vitamin breakdown series but this week we discuss exactly what vitamin B4 is? And if its even a vitamin. So lets begin breaking down what this bad boy really is.  Continue reading