Vitamin B6

Sophie Medlin
Dietitian

Major Functions

Metabolism of nutrients - Synthesis of red blood cells and neurotransmitters - Mood regulation

In every dose

30mg (equal to 9oz tuna steak or 3 cups of chickpeas)

Fighting Talk

Vitamin B6 is key in metabolising homocysteine - which is important as elevated levels have been associated with higher risks of depression, psychiatric disorders, dementia and Alzheimer’s.

What’s in it for my brain?

Vitamin B6 is key in metabolising homocysteine - which is important as elevated levels have been associated with higher risks of depression, psychiatric disorders, dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Fringe benefits

Essential for energy release from food 

Essential for haemoglobin formation

Plays well with

Iron and B6 work together to form haemoglobin, so it’s important to consume both.

Clever stuff

Vitamin B6 may help to improve brain function and even prevent Alzheimer’s disease; one clinical trial found that vitamin supplementation with folic acid, B6 and B12 slowed shrinking of the brain over two years in areas of the brain that are associated with cognitive decline.

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