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, 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!


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