After writing about vitamins for that long, finally someone has asked about where are the B vitamins in our daily food. Now we are introducing you all to these foods.
Types of B vitamins
Some don’t know that there are actually 8 types of B vitamins, which are
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
- Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
- Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
- Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)
- Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
- Vitamin B7 (Biotin)
- Vitamin B9 (Folate)
- Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
Foods with B vitamins
- Vegetables, such as spinach, lettuce and turnip are known to have good amount of vitamin B9
- Legumes, such as lentils have noticeable amount of folate like vegetables.
- Egg, it is relatively high in biotin and riboflavin.
- Milk. If you are looking for vitamin B2 and B12, milk is a good choice for you.
- Chicken. They are rich in niacin and pyridoxine. Don’t worry to miss out nutrient if you skipped the fatty skin, most B vitamins are in the meat.
- Sunflower seeds. The value of vitamin B5 in it is remarkably higher than other plant and animal foods.
- Whole grains. Brown rice, barley and so on will give you good overall amount of B vitamins!
In a nutshell
Well, we encourage people to eat diet with thorough nutrient to have overall health benefit. We hope this article gives you some new knowledge about the food you eat again!
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