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Pantothenic Acid (B5)

Vitamin B3, pantothenic acid, (also called vitamin W) is a water-soluble vitamin so it must be regularly consumed through food. It plays an essential role in the protection of skin and hair, prevents skin aging and the formation of wrinkles. This vitamin is essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins and for the synthesis of hormones and colosterol. It also helps prevent fatigue and promotes scarring. This vitamin is sensitive to heat and therefore tends to deteriorate with increasing temperature.

Dietary supplement

You can use a dietary supplement of Pantothenic Acid (B5) if you think your diet lacks this nutrient.

Vitamin B5 is one of the most essential vitamins for your body.

Use the list below to check if your diet has enough Pantothenic Acid (B5) intake.

Food high in Pantothenic Acid (B5)

This list shows food that are top sources of Pantothenic Acid (B5) and the quantity of Pantothenic Acid (B5) in 100g of food

Pantothenic Acid (B5)
RDA
1.4 mg
28%
1.39 mg
28%
1.12 mg
22%
1.04 mg
21%
1.03 mg
21%
0.772 mg
15%
0.723 mg
14%
0.667 mg
13%
0.606 mg
12%
0.573 mg
11%
0.549 mg
11%
0.548 mg
11%
0.546 mg
11%
0.542 mg
11%
0.535 mg
11%
0.471 mg
9%
Food
Fruit Vegetables Meat Dairy Eggs Bread Superfood Legumes Cereals Nuts and Seeds Seafood Other Spices and Herbs
Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine