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Vitamin E May Harm, or Help, Your Lungs

Olive Oil - Vitamin E

A form of vitamin E found in vegetable oils like corn and canola may worsen lung function, while another form typically found in olive oil may protect it, a new study suggests. The findings may help explain why studies of the health effects of the vitamin have had conflicting results. ... Read More »

Vitamin B7 – Biotin

Leafy Greens - Biotin

Vitamin B7 (previously named as vitamin H) is also called as Biotin or Coenzyme R. Like other B complex vitamins, biotin is a water-soluble vitamin. Vitamin B7 is a coenzyme (Coenzyme R) and aids in the synthesis of fatty acids and amino-acids like isoleucine and valine. It also plays a ... Read More »

Vitamin B5 – Pantothenic Acid

The technical term of vitamin B5 is Pantothenic acid. Vitamin B5 is a water-soluble vitamin. It is a very important vitamin as it is essential for the synthesis of coenzyme-A (CoA), CoA is an enzyme which plays an important role in synthesis and oxidation of fatty acids. Vitamin B5 also ... Read More »

Vitamin B1 – Thiamine

Brown Rice

Vitamin B1 also called as Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin of the B complex. All living organisms from bacteria to humans need thiamine for survival. Lower organisms like bacteria and fungi; and plants synthesize thiamine but other animals and humans cannot synthesize it so it should be consumed for survival. ... Read More »

Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin

Leafy Greens - Biotin

Vitamin B2 is technically called as Riboflavin. It is one of the vitamins which is easily absorbed by the body. It is a very significant vitamin and plays an important role in maintaining goodl health. Most cellular processes depends on Vitamin B2. It got its name from ribose (ribose sugar) ... Read More »