Are You Insane? How Lack of One Vitamin Can Make You Go Crazy!

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Best Sources of B Vitamins

  • B1 – Sunflower seeds, spinach, black beans, asparagus, pinto beans, barley, oats, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, green peas, navy beans, kidney beans, flax seeds, and barley.
  • B2 – Spinach, crimini mushrooms, collard greens, turkey, eggs, sardines, asparagus, mushrooms, tempeh, and tuna.
  • B3 – Salmon, peanuts, brown rice, asparagus, shrimp, sunflower seeds, crimini mushrooms, beef, chicken, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green peas, and barley.
  • B5- Green peas, avocado, crimini mushrooms, sweet potatoes, and shitake mushrooms.
  • B6- Garlic, bok choy, avocado, lima beans, bananas, turnip greens, winter squash, bell peppers, tuna, pinto beans, sweet potatoes, spinach, potatoes, cabbage, beef, chicken, and sunflower seeds.
  • B7- Onions, oats, almonds, bananas, carrots, almonds, eggs, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, peanuts, walnuts, and eggs.
  • B9- Spinach, turnip greens, broccoli, garbanzo beans, black beans, kidney beans, bok choy, green peas, leeks, lentils, quinoa, asparagus, romaine lettuce, cauliflower, avocados, fennel, quinoa, and papaya.
  • B12 – Salmon, cod, scallops, sardines, tuna, lamb, beef, shrimp, milk, and yogurt.

If you don’t eat many of these foods, then perhaps it would be better if you took a B complex supplement to ensure that your body gets what it needs and you don’t go nuts, or drive anyone else nuts, in the process.

 

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If you are vegan, it is almost impossible to get enough B12. Also, anyone suffering from any digestive diseases that make absorption of nutrients difficult, you should also consider taking a B complex vitamin supplement.

References:

Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Health.harvard.edu

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