Vitamin B5

Dosage: 10 mg (100% Daily value)

FORM: CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE / PANTOTHENIC ACID 
SOURCE: USA

FOUND IN

ANIMAL PROTEIN = chicken liver and salmon

DIARY PRODUCTS = yogurt

FRUITS = avocado, sun dried tomatoes

VEGETABLES = corn, broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms

SEEDS = Sunflower seeds

ROLE
Energy
Cardiovascular health
Brain function
Mood booster

HOW WE USE IT
In our coffees and green tea in combination with other B vitamins to enhance positive complex effects

 

Benefits

  • Produces energy
    • Promotes weight loss
  • Cardiovascular health
    • Lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol = reduced risk of heart disease
    • Alleviates respiratory disorders, such as asthma
  • Synthesizes fat, hormones, and neurotransmitters in the brain
  • Supports adrenal health
  • Alleviates stress and anxiety
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Promotes skin and hair health

Signs of a Deficiency

  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Muscle cramps
  • Plantar Fasciitis = pain felt in the heel of the foot, caused by inflammation

    Populations at risk of B5 deficiency

    • Heavy Drinkers
    • Women on Oral Contraceptives
    • Elderly
    • People who have undergone Bariatric surgery
    • People with impaired absorption due to certain digestive disorders

    Frequency of US Population With B5 Deficiency

        • Low for most healthy adults