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Pantothenic Acid, 250 mg - 250 Caps
 
Pantothenic Acid is an essential member of the B-complex vitamins. Also known as vitamin B5, it is one of 8 B vitamins. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B complex vitamins, also help the body use fats and protein. B complex vitamins are needed for healthy skin, hair, eyes, and liver. They also help the nervous system function properly.

In addition to playing a role in the breakdown of fats and carbohydrates for energy, vitamin B5 is critical to the manufacture of red blood cells, as well as sex and stress-related hormones produced in the adrenal glands, small glands that sit atop the kidneys. Vitamin B5 is also important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract, and it helps the body use other vitamins, particularly B2 or riboflavin. It is sometimes called the "anti-stress" vitamin, but there is no real evidence whether it helps the body withstand stress.

NOW Foods was founded in 1968 under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty-five years, they have made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them. 

Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while they have grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed – their commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.


 
Nutrition Info
 
 
Servings Per Container: 250
Serving Size: 1 capsule
 
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5)  500 mg   5000% 
Calcium (as Calcium Pantothenate)  45 mg   5% 
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.

 

 
 




 
 

 
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Serving Size: 1 capsule

Servings per container: 250

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one capsule daily, preferably with meals.

Free of: yeast, wheat, corn, soy, milk, preservatives.

Other Ingredients: magnesium stearate, gelatin.

Warnings: None

 

 
 
 
 

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