Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children > Health-in-Motion 26 April 2016 What are neurotropic vitamins and why do we need them? Neurotropic vitamins, such as the B vitamins but also vitamins D and E, are vitally important for the health of our nervous system. In fact, diet is as important to psychiatry as cardiology. Neurotropic vitamins, says medicatione.com, usually combine variants of Vitamin B (i.e. Vitamin B Complex). They mainly consist of B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B6 (Pyridoxine), B12 (Cyanacobalamin), B3 (Nicotinamide) and B5 (D-Panthenol). These are essential in central nerve cell metabolism and help to maintain structural and functional properties of the nervous system.Your brain works hard 24/7 even while you’re asleep! 0 More in Newsletters Work-family balance More: Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Kids' metabolism may slow down during puberty Medical 'Natural killer' cell infusion may help leukaemia patients Diet and nutrition How to make sure you achieve your goals Medical Alcoholics may lack enzyme that controls impulse to drink Parenting Bond between kids and parents has long-term health benefits Medical Heavy drinking can harm the ageing brain From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.