What is the recommended dosage of Vitamin B5 for an adult:
10 – 300 mg
What is the molecular formula:
What does Vitamin B5 do in the body:
Helps release energy from foods; required for synthesis of many substances.
What foods contain and are a good source of Vitamin B5:
whole grain cereals
What does a deficiency in Vitamin B5 cause:
What are the symptoms of Vitamin B5 deficiency:
Deficiency can result in acne and paresthesia, although it is uncommon.
What happens if you overdose on the vitamin:
Diarrhea; possibly nausea and heartburn.
What is the scientific name: Panthothenic Acid
When was the vitamin discovered: 1931