Vitamin B6 Foods To Improve Your Wellbeing
Know Your Vitamins!
Vitamin B6 is a vital vitamin for your body. It aids the body in metabolising ‘protein, carbohydrates and fats’. There’s research that B6 contributes to ‘heart health, cognitive functioning, stimulating blood sugar production’, as well as the possibility of decreasing PMS and menstruation symptoms.
It’s advised for women and men, 19-50 years old, to take a dietary allowance of 1.3 mg. For women that are either lactating or pregnant, your recommended consumption is around 1.9-2 mg a day.
One serving includes practically 50% of your daily requirement, and a boost of zinc and selenium.
Salmon contains additional nutrients such as omega-3, vitamin D, potassium and protein. ‘In one 3-ounce serving’ you'll consume 35%, around 6mg, of your daily B6.
For those non-meat lovers, chickpeas are a great source of B6, fibre and protein - containing more than your ordinary pasta!
A great food choice full of ‘healthy fats, fibre’, together with various vitamins and minerals. One cup of avocado is about 20% of ‘your daily value’.
When dipped in hummus you get the full benefits of vitamin A, potassium, fibre and B6!
Always a great go-to for protein, 3-ounces of tuna will provide you with .9mg of B6, which is over you 50% of your ‘daily value’.
BANANA & POTATOES
1 medium banana and 1 cup of potatoes will give you roughly 25% or .4mg.
Additionally, cooled potatoes have been proven to ‘increase fat burning and help with satiety’.
Like marmite, some hate it and some love it! - Contains about 12% of your daily requirements.
Includes .3mg of B6 and a great source of ‘protein, iron and other nutrients’. However don’t eat too much as it can negatively affect your health and the environment.