Vitamin B5 or Pantothenic acid

Let us look at this great B vitamin. It is derived from word pantothene, Greek word meaning from all sides or all four quarters.

B5 vitamin is necessary in metabolism of fats,storage of fats and energy production via Co-enzyme A.

Now, what are excellant sources of this B vitamin?
1. Cauliflower
2. Crimini Mushrooms
3. Shiitake mushrooms.

Other sources are
Sweet potatoes
Turnip greens
Asparagus
Green leafy vegetables.
Olives have this vitamin but cold processing strips the olive oil of this B5 vitamin
Avocados, lentils, dried peas

Non vegetarian sources include turkey and eggs.

Dr. Nalini Dave 

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