Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Injection
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What is Vitamin B6?
Vitamin B6 is a water soluble vitamin and functions as a coenzyme, essential in the breakdown and utilization of carbs, fats, and proteins.
What are The benefits of Vitamin B6?
Metabolizes fats, carbs, and proteins
Vitamin B6 plays a crucial role in metabolizing fats, carbohydrates and proteins. By assisting in metabolizing fats, carbs and proteins, your metabolism speeds up and allows you to burn calories and lose weight quicker. This also aids in your body extracting nutrients from food. If you are trying to lose weight and are on a low calorie diet, Vitamin B assists in your maximizing the nutrients you get from the smaller portion of food you eat.
Aids in stress reduction
Vitamin B6 has been found to aid in reducing stress associated with a job or personal life. In a study, employees taking a vitamin B6 supplement reported lower stress and anxiety then those who did not take Vitamin B6.
Assists in hormone balance
Vitamin B6 can assist you in keeping your hormones balanced. As mentioned earlier, B6 helps metabolize food and excrete all of the essential nutrients from food as you eat. This also helps keep your hormones in balance, leading to mood boosts and feeling of greater health.
Vitamin B6 is a natural diuretic
Vitamin B6 is a natural diuretic, which causes you to urinate more often. This can help speed up the metabolism, and also will keep your body healthier by riding it of unnecessary waste more often.
WHAT FOODS CONTAIN VITAMIN B6?
A vitamin B6 injection is a great way to get the litany of benefits that Vitamin B6 has to offer, but you can also get these nutrients from certain foods. While you will not feel the positive effects of B6 as strongly when digested versus the concentrated dose you get from an injection, you still will find eating these foods will help.
- Fish (i.e. Tuna, Salmon & Halibut)
- SeedS (i.e. sesame seeds, flaxseeds & Pumpkin Seeds)
- Nuts (i.e. Pistachios, Hazelnuts & Peanuts)
- Dried Fruit (i.e. Prunes, dried apricots & Raisins
Contact Medarts in San Diego for Vitamin B6 Injections
Medarts Weight Loss Specialists offer B6 injections, as well as other vitamin injections, at our downtown San Diego office. If you are interested in learning about how a vitamin B6 injection can help you reach your goals, give us a call at (619) 866-3333.