What you need to know about B Vitamins

You’ve probably heard of it amongst the hundreds of vitamins you’re supposed to take every day–but this one’s important, so listen up.

There are eight well known B-vitamins that play a role in the body. They support metabolism and contribute to the body’s ability to produce energy amongst tons of other benefits.

Don’t fret, B-vitamins won’t dent your wallet. They’re actually found in tons of common foods–primarily in dairy, vegetables, fruit and animal products.

So why do you need B-vitamins? Keep reading.



They keep your energy high and boost your immune system

B-vitamins are key for adequate energy production and work together with other B’s to support healthy immune function and protect the cardiovascular function.

They produce oxygen

They are needed to make red blood cells, which carries oxygen throughout the body. Do we need to explain the importance of this?

Studies show B vitamins are tied to lower stroke risk

A stroke is a condition that occurs when a blood clot forms and blocks blood flow to the brain, or a blood vessel bursts in the brain. A recent study showed that vitamin B supplements lowered risk of stroke by 7 percent.

They keep your hair, nails and skin healthy.

Given it’s key role in cell production, adequate levels of this vitamin are needed to promote healthy hair, skin and nails.


Join the conversation

Keep up on the every day happenings of Legendary Life by following us on social media. We are sharing helpful articles, tips, and YOUR personal stories.

#LiveYourLegend Weekly Challenge

Are you getting enough B vitamins? The recommended daily allowance for healthy adults is 2.4 micrograms per day, though higher amounts have been recommended by some experts. Get that vitamin B!

Final Thoughts

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”



With the support of our community and the free tools and information available here, join the Legendary Life No Phone Challenge. Remove the dependency you have on your mobile and re-connect with yourself, your loved ones and the world around you.


Build your Legend with the rest of the community.