Pantothenic Acid

Pantothenic Acid, sometimes called Panthenol or Vitamin B5, is one of the B complex vitamins.
It is also known as the "anti-stress" vitamin.

How Pantothenic can help

  • Helps convert carbohydrates, fats and protein into energy
  • Aids in the utilization of vitamins
  • Improves the body's resistance to stress
  • Helps in the building of body cells
  • Helps maintain normal development of the central nervous system
  • Helps maintain normal adrenal gland function
  • Helps maintain normal digestive processes
  • Fights infections by building antibodies

Symptoms of deficiency may include

Painful & burning feet, skin abnormalities, retarded growth, dizzy spells, digestive disturbances

Natural food sources
Eggs, liver, kidney, saltwater fish, pork, beef, chicken, milk,; potatoes, brewers yeast, whole wheat, peas, beans, fresh vegetables

Important ;
Although Pantothenic Acid is found in a wide variety of foods, some examples are given above. However, significant amounts are lost when the food is processed, canned, frozen, cooked or refined, as in sugar or wheat flour. About 50% of Pantothenic Acid in grain is lost in the milling process.
It must also be noted that unlike niacin, thiamin and riboflavin, this; member of the B-complex group is not added to enrich white flour.

Disclaimer: The information presented is for information purposes only. It is based on scientific studies or traditional usage. Consult a health care professional before using supplements or making any changes in prescribed medications. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease