The Brain Boosting Benefits Of Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 ( AKA Pyridoxine) is an essential water soluble vitamin that should ideally be consumed on a daily basis… With countless benefits, it is proven to boost memory, cognitive function and general brain health.
Sources Of Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 is found in many vegetables, nuts, meats and fruits such as bananas…. the only issue is that from food sources around 50% of its effectiveness is lost during cooking and/or food preparation… with this in mind, taking supplement that contains B6 is essential for optimum brain and body health.
Vitamin B6 works very closely with Vit B12, both are very good at helping to increase productivity and boost energy levels..
Uses Of Vitamin B6
- Enhancing Sleep and dreams – read study here –
- Maintains the central neurosystem
- Treats Depression
- Reduces the onset of Fatigue and Headaches
- Improve Recovery from exercise – Essential news for athletes,bodybuilders etc
- Vitamin B6 can also aid hangovers and morning sickness due to its mild diuretic effect.
Experts suggest that a recommended dose should be between 1.5 – 2.5 mg daily…. Anybody with Vit B6 deficiency or are pregnant can take up to 25mg daily….
There have been studies carried out on doses up to and exceeding 500mg daily.. these have resulted in some adverse side effects that include nausea, headaches, breast soreness and reduced appetite… excess doses can also affect sleep quality….
Research has shown that when taken in conjunction with other ingredients, a daily dose of 1 – 2.5mg of Vitamin B6 will help boost memory, general cognitive function and focus along with energy levels and general well being…
Editors Note – If Possible choose a supplement that uses the P-5-P version of B6… its the most bioavailable form and the most effective….