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.
You can use a dietary supplement of Pantothenic Acid (B5) if you think your diet lacks this nutrient.
Use the list below to check if your diet has enough Pantothenic Acid (B5) intake.
This list shows food that are top sources of Pantothenic Acid (B5) and the quantity of Pantothenic Acid (B5) in 100g of food