Vitamin B Complex
Vitamin B complex contains the full complement of vitamins found in the B group; these
are listed below.
B vitamins are water-soluble. This means they are dissolved in water and your body
doesn't store them. The B vitamins are related to each other and work closely in your
body. For this reason, having all the B vitamins in your body helps your body work
B vitamins are found in many foods. So most people don't have a high risk of developing
a deficiency if they follow a balanced diet.
There are many B complex supplements. They all have different amounts of the common
B vitamins. Some also contain vitamin C and bioflavonoids. These are often called
B complex with C.
The B complex includes:
Pantothenic acid (B-5)
Folic acid (B-9)
These are often also included as part of the B complex:
See each B vitamin for more information.
There may be claims for use of vitamin B complex that haven't yet been proven through
Taking a B complex supplement may help increase energy levels, reduce stress, boost
mood, and reduce symptoms of anxiety or depression. Always talk with your healthcare
provider before taking a supplement.