what it does:

enzyme activation, reproduction and growth, sex hormone production, nerve function, tissue respiration, vitamins B1 and E utilisation, metabolism of fat and sugar

bodily parts affected:

bones, tissues, brain, pituitary gland, liver, kidneys, mammary glands, muscles, nerves

deficiency symptoms:

ataxia (muscle co-ordination failure), dizziness, middle ear imbalances, loss of hearing, disc and cartilage problems, glucose intolerance, growth retardation, lack of fertility, reduced brain function


excessive calcium, phosphorus or iron, choline deficiency, insecticides

food sources:

brewer’s yeast, seeds, whole grains, green leafy vegetables, parsley, bananas, pineapple, egg yolks, peas, beans, pulses, liver, nuts

Health information is not a substitute for good diagnosis,
and a doctor should be consulted when illness is present