Vitamin B5 is important for forming particular nerve-regulating substances and hormones. Like the other B's, it is needed for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Vitamin B5 is needed in your body for the use of amino acids and the assembling of certain proteins. It is essential for the manufacture of many kinds of hormones and vital nerve-regulating substances. B5 works as an antioxidant and stops short some of the effects of aging. It helps neutralize pollutants and toxins in your tissues.
Good for These Symptoms:
Signs of Deficiency: Naturally occurring deficiency not observed.
RDA: 10 mg
Optimal Level: 75 mg
Maximum: 100 mg