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Choline

Choline is an essential nutrient that is naturally present in certain foods and available as a supplement. The body can also produce small amounts on its own in the liver, but not enough to meet daily needs. Choline…

Pantothenic Acid – Vitamin B5

Vitamin B5, or pantothenic acid, is naturally present in foods, added to foods, and available as a supplement. It is used to make coenzyme A (CoA), a chemical compound that helps enzymes to build and break down fatty…

Riboflavin – Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2, or riboflavin, is naturally present in foods, added to foods, and available as a supplement. Bacteria in the gut can produce small amounts of riboflavin, but not enough to meet dietary needs. Riboflavin is a key…

Too many vitamins may be risky for health

Taking doses of vitamins that far exceed recommended daily allowances can be hazardous for health, experts say. An article in the September 2019 issue of Scientific American listed several studies that have found associations between high doses of…