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Pyridoxine (B6)

Pyridoxine (B6) helps the body form red blood cells and maintain brain function. Vitamin B6, also called niacin, is a water-soluble vitamin so it must be regularly consumed through food. It is sensitive to heat and therefore tends to degrade with increasing temperature. This vitamin plays a fundamental role in the metabolism of sugars, fatty acids and amino acids, and in the formation of white and red blood cells and hormones. It also helps the immune system, prevents aging and stimulates brain function.

Dietary supplement

You can use a dietary supplement of Pyridoxine (B6) if you think your diet lacks this nutrient.

Vitamin B-6 is one of the more popular members of the B-vitamin family.

Use the list below to check if your diet has enough Pyridoxine (B6) intake.

Food high in Pyridoxine (B6)

This list shows food that are top sources of Pyridoxine (B6) and the quantity of Pyridoxine (B6) in 100g of food

Pyridoxine (B6)
RDA
0.551 mg
32%
0.497 mg
29%
0.492 mg
29%
0.487 mg
29%
0.472 mg
28%
0.42 mg
25%
0.367 mg
22%
0.35 mg
21%
0.346 mg
20%
0.298 mg
18%
0.257 mg
15%
0.188 mg
11%
0.184 mg
11%
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