Vitamin B6(ビタミンB6)

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Characteristics of nutrients

  • Water soluble vitamin is sensitive to light
  • Make skin and teeth, promote growth
  • Synthesized by intestinal bacteria
  • Included in polished rice
  • Helps to metabolize proteins
  • Improvement of menstrual pain

Function of nutrients

  • Essential for protein metabolism
  • Keep skin and mucosa normal
  • Normalize immunity
  • Normalize nerve function
  • Prevention of liver fat
  • Prevention of arteriosclerosis

When nutrients are deficient

  • Allergic symptoms
  • Abnormality of nervous system
  • Eczema around the eyes and mouth ears
  • Anorexia
  • get  cramp in one’s leg

When nutrients overdose

  • No need to worry because it will be excreted even if it is ingested excessively
  • Be careful of overdose by medicine
  • Rarely sensory neuropathy
  • Numbness and pain in limbs

Food that contains a lot of Vitamin B6

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (mg)
Garlic 1.8
Pistachio (roasted) 1.22
turnip leaves 1.10
southern bluefin tuna 1.08
Red pepper (raw) 1.0
Matcha green tea 0.96
Dried tomato 0.95
 albacore 0.94
Sake 0.94
Beef liver (raw) 0.89
bluefin tuna 0.85
Bonito( caught in spring) 0.76


  • Water soluble vitamin
  • The required amount of vitamin B6 also increases in proportion to protein intake
  • Keep skin and mucous membranes normal
  • Animal vitamin B6 has good use efficiency in the body
  • Excess is excreted, so it is difficult to overdose
  • Synthesized by intestinal bacteria