What is Vitamin B6?
Vitamin B6, also known as Pyridoxine, is a water-soluble vitamin that your body needs for several functions. Your body cannot produce vitamin B6, so you must obtain it from foods or supplements, but most people get enough vitamin B6 through their diet.
Vitamin B6 has many benefits for the body, such as: it may improve brain health and reduce Alzheimer's risk, may prevent and treat anemia by aiding hemoglobin production,may be useful in treating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, and may help treat nausea during pregnancy.
Food sources of Vitamin B6:
- Salmon, chicken breast, and beef
- Potatoes and sweet potatoes