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Vitamin B5 or Pantothenic acid

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PostNice Doctor on Fri 04 Apr 2014, 11:32 pm

Vitamin B5 or Pantothenic acid
Pantothenic acid is essential for the metabolism of food as well as in the formation of hormones and (good) cholesterol. The amount of Pantothenic needed in the body system in adult 5 mg for adults and 6 - 7 mg for women who are pregnant or lactating. The amount of Pantothenic needed in the body system in Children need 2 - 4 mg of pantothenic acid per day.

Vitamin B5 - Daily Amount Needed
• Children need 2 - 4 mg of pantothenic acid per day.
• Adult 5 mg for adults and 6 - 7 mg for women who are pregnant or lactating

Fruit Sources
Avocado, Black Currants, Breadfruit, Cherimoya, Dates, Gooseberries, Grapefruit, Guava, Pomegranate, Raspberries, Starfruit, Watermelon

Vegetable Sources
Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Corn, French Beans, Mushrooms, Okra, Parsnip, Potatoes, Pumpkin, Spirulina, Spaghetti Squash, Squash – summer, Squash – winter, Sweet Potato.

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