“The Immune Booster” -
Necessary for the production of antibodies
and red blood cells. Vitamin B6 is
needed for more than 60 enzymes involved
in protein metabolism. Of all the
B vitamins, vitamin B6 is the most
important for a healthy immune system.
Vitamin B6 is a water soluble vitamin.
Possible anti-cancer properties (Vitamin
B6 has been found to inhibit the growth
of many different types of cancer
cells in the laboratory).
Widely used for the symptoms of PMS
and menopause. May cure some form
Protects against cancer.
Helps to assimilate protein and fat.
Works as a diuretic (ie. promotes
Helps prevent nervousness and skin
Reduces leg cramps, hand numbness
and muscle spasms.
Treats carpal tunnel syndrome (a compression
of a nerve in the wrist that causes
prickling sensations and may lead
to severe pain).
Helps control diabetes.
Loss of muscle control.
Brewer’s yeast. Avocados.
Bananas. Liver, kidneys, heart. Melon.
Cabbage. Molasses. Egg yolks. Milk.
Wheat bran. Wheat germ. Chicken. Turkey.
Tomato paste. Sunflower seeds. Artichokes.
U.S. RDA: 2mg
EU RDA: 1.6-2mg
Supplements 50-200mg is ok.
Alcohol. Birth control pills.
Tobacco. Caffeine. Radiation exposure.
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Toxic in high doses and may
cause severe nerve damage when taken
in quantities of more than 200mg per
day. Toxic symptoms include: unstable
walk, numbness in feet and hands.
Do not take vitamin B6 simultaneously
with levodopa. - Levodopa is one of
the drugs commonly taken by Parkinson’s
disease sufferers. This is because
L-dopa is inactivated by vitamin B6
and thus making L-dopa lose its effectiveness.