B-Complex Shaklee | Importance Of Vitamin B

Vitamins help in the different systems of body for working correctly and produce the immune power against diseases. Vitamin B and B-Complex are not contained in our nutritional ingredients as basic nutrition part. But they are very necessary because human may suffer from types of diseases due to deficiency of these. Let’s know about features, functions and importance of all vitamins in B-Complex and B-Complex Shaklee.

There are 8 vitamins included in B-Complex which have different nutrient facts and functions.

Vitamin B1 – Thiamine:

A normal healthy person has almost 25 mg thiamine in their body which more amount found in heart, brain, liver, kidney and muscles. It’s only amount absorb into the body as much needed and remaining extract from the way of urine.

Source of Vitamin B1:

Thiamine gain from the all animals and vegetable’s tissues, but it’s gain in large amount from Grains, Lentils, Yeast, Bean, Pea and tablets of b-complex shaklee. It’s also gain from all green vegetables, fruits, meat and milk made things (except butter), but these are not much important sources.

Sources Mg
Fresh Peanut 0.71
Corn Bread0.29
Rice (Hand pulled paddy)0.32
Sorghum whole grain flour0.41
Gram (unbaked)0.41
Lentil Mash0.43
Split red gram0.41
Soyabean Seed0.89
B-Complex Shaklee (Per Tablet) 9.73


  • Vitamin B1 also helps for many transaction of the body.
  • It helps in proper growth of the body.
  • Increases hunger.
  • Helps in the metabolism of Carbohydrates.
  • As helper enzyme in the body, helps in different transaction.
  • It’s also used as helper enzyme in the Kreb Cycle.

Effects of Deficiency:

A particular disease produce due to deficiency of Thiamine. That is Called ‘Beriberi‘. And here are other effects due to it’s deficiency.

  • Hunger decreases.
  • Feels uncomfort and quick tiredness.
  • Pain feels in the legs.
  • Pulse become slow and body temperature decreases.
  • Abdominal discomfort can be occur.
  • Urine comes low.
  • Hearing power can be decrease.
  • Growth stops.
  • There is a possibility of vomiting.
  • Can be suffer from diarrhea.
  • Intense conditions may cause swelling on the body and person can be unconscious.

Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin:

Riboflavin is the second name of vitamin b2. It is soluble in water and alcohol to some extent but unsoluble in fats and fat’s solution. It’s waste in the light if any diet placed without covering, for example if milk placed without cover then in two hours almost 10% per hour B2 will be waste. It will be completely waste, if keep in the sunlight for much time.

Sources Mg
White flour0.52
Betel nut0.44
Pine nut0.30
Sesame seeds0.34
Liver of cow1.52
Kidneys (cow)1.54
Kidneys (Mutton)1.69
Raw Egg0.45
Mutton liver3.31
Mutton heart2.00


  • As helper enzyme in body, it helps in the process of oxygenation and metabolism.
  • With this body digest and absorb the nutritional ingredients.
  • Helps for the metabolism process of protein.
  • Also helps in the process of respiration.

Effect Of Deficiency:

  • Deficiency of b2 stops the growth of human body and impact to the nervous system and liver.
  • Due to insufficient amount in the diet, there is a risk of Ariboflavinosis disease. It’s explodes the tongue and sides of the lips (Cheilosis). The eyes become damaged and blood vessels appeared from them.
  • While eyes damaging, the Cornea blood does not be provide and the cells which help in eyesight get spoiled. In this way they impact on eyesight.
  • Diarrhea can also be a takes place due to this deficiency.
  • The skin Inflammation also takes place.
  • Tongue become red which causes pain. This is called Glossitis.
B-Complex Shaklee

Vitamin B3 – Niacin:

  • It is water soluble. It does not waste in heat and light.
  • Niacin helps in different functions of the body.
  • It’s help with thiamine and riboflavin, as assistant enzyme in the process of oxygenation.
  • Also works with enzymes to digest the nutritional ingredients.
Sources Mg
Barley seeds5.8
Rice (cooked with meat)19.1
Rice (cooked with green gram)13.2
Sesame seeds5.4
Kidneys (cow)11.2
Heart (cow)6.1
Heart (mutton)22.7

Effect of deficiency:

  • A disease produces due to deficiency of this, that is called Pellagra. This is an Italian word which means spoiled or rough. This disease can reach to dangerous extent due to lackness of niacin-B3.
  • The following conditions are produce in this disease.
  • Lose weight.
  • Dermatitis occurs, in which skin become rough and wounded.
  • Hunger ends.
  • The patient becomes lazy.
  • There get wounds in the mouth and tongue which is called glossitis.
  • Mostly those parts of body get impacted, where more sun light falls.

Vitamin B5 – Pantothenic Acid:

It is cotained in all diets. The best way to get this vitamin is mutton liver, kidneys, yeast, egg’s yolk and fresh vegetables.


It’s help in transforming process of Carbohydrates, Fats, and Protein as a helper enzyme. Also help in the synthesis of Cholesterol.

Effect Of Deficiency:

  • Headache.
  • Irritability.
  • Uncomfort.
  • Fatigue/tired soon.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Difficulty in walking.
  • In animal, Due to deficiency of this, the hair become gray and stop growing again.

Vitamin B6 – Pyridoxine:

Vitamin b6 called pyridoxine in other words. It does not store in the body but found in all cells. If it’s more amount takes with diet then, extra will be extract from the body. According to an estimate it’s impact like other vitamins from the heat, light and alkalies.


As helper enzyme, it’s help to produce the Proteins into the body. Which are necessary to repair the body growth and tissues. It’s also help to work enzymes and helps to convert the Linolic acid to important oily acid.

Vitamin B7 – Biotin:

Biotin can be gain from many diets. Liver, Egg-yolk, Kidneys, Yeast and Milk are provide much amount of this. As a helper enzyme, this vitamin helps in the process of Carboxylation for make oily acid. It’s also help in the Demination of some amino acids. This is a part of different enzyme system.

Effect of Deficiency:

  • Depression and feels tired.
  • Hunger decreases.
  • Pain feels in the muscles.
  • Skin started to be rough.

Vitamin B9 – Folic Acid:

This vitamin is also includes in B-Complex and disease of Anemia can be take place due to it’s deficiency. This vitamin does not store into the body if take over dose. While, extract by the way of urine. Folic acid impacts with the heat, light and oxygen that’s why it’s waste during bake.

Sources of B9:

Liver, Yeast, Dark coloured vegetables and Grains are contained with huge amount of folic acid. Meat, Fish, Eggs, Milk and Fruits have no much quantity of this vitamin. It can be gain much in winter. Because there are many types of vegetables and use of unbaked vegetables can give it’s large amount to the body.


  • This vitamin is very useful for the growth of body. Specially, The children certainly have it’s lackness rather than elders.
  • Also very helpful to produce the blood, which have contain the red and white blood particles.
  • Due to deficiency, may be suffer from anemia. Specially Pregnant and Breastfeeding women, if do not take it’s proper amount.
B-complex shaklee

Vitamin B12 – Cyanocobalamin:

In the natural things, it’s generally found with protein. B12 has no smell and taste.It is soluble in water and alcohol but unsoluble in the solution of fats (Ether and Acetone).


Liver, Kidneys are the best source of vitamin b12. It’s not found at all in the vegetables but some amount can be gain from the Milk, Cheese, Eggs, Butter, Chicken and Fish.

Importance of B12:

It is found in all cells of the body. But it’s much needed where cells increase in the tissues. Due to lackness of this vitamin, human suffer in the disease of anemia. Those people who get their diet only from vegetable source, they become the victim of it’s deficiency. Because this is not found in plants and vegetables.

B-Complex Shaklee:

It’s provide all the essential vitamin B. B-complex shaklee has contained with B1(Thiamine), B2(Riboflavin), B3(Niacin), B5(Pantothenic Acid), B6 (Pyridoxine), B7(Biotin), B9(Folic Acid), B12(Cyanocobalamin). It’s give the essential energy to the body and also analysis the meal and absorbs into the body. B-complex shaklee Improves the heart health and increase the performance of other food ingredients Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats and Mineral. Good source of vitamin B and B-Complex nutritional power. Take 2 tablets daily, that will give you real benefits of this useful product.

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