An Introduction to Vitamin B15
Out of all the vitamins available to us today, the most confusing one would be Vitamin B15; it’s known by other names such as DMG, Pangamic Acid and Calcium Pangamate It’s highly likely that you have heard of the vitamin once or twice before. People would have heard of a different story regarding the vitamin if they lived in Europe or Russia; these are the places where Vitamin B15 was discovered. A handful of you might recall that it became a controversial vitamin back in the 1970’s because FDA banned it in the United States.
Be careful when you conduct researches, since certain online sources like professional websites and amateur blogs has incorrectly understood Vitamin B15, thus mislabelling it. There are websites that claim Vitamin B15 is none other than Pangamic Acid while others states that Vitamin B15 is actually Calcium Pangamate. Other sources even claim it to be N, N Dimethyglycine or DMG. Lastly, other websites use all the terms to indicate Vitamin B15; Calcium Pangamate, DMG and Pangamic Acid.
For clarification, we stated a short description of each:
1. Pangamic Acid: is taken from dimethyglycine and gluconic acid.
2. Calcium pangamate: is technically the calcium salt of the Pangamic Acid.
3. N, N Dimethyglycine (DMG): taken from amino acid glycine.
Surprisingly, even the geographical location plays a part in the definition of the Vitamin, because it will vary from a certain location compared to the next. For example, in the United States Vitamin B15 and Pangamic acid are terms used synonymous while in Russia Vitamin B15 is synonymous with calcium Pangamate.
Reasons to take Vitamin B15
-Greatly improves the body’s utilisation of oxygen.
-Enhances the blood circulation of the body.
-Hastening the body’s immune response by improving the immune system.
– Aids in better hormone production.
Aids in stabilising the blood glucose levels.
-Helps improve the liver detoxification of a person as well as the overall liver function.
-Is also known as an antiviral, anti-tumour and even an antibacterial.
Dosage of Vitamin B15
This certain dosage of Vitamin B15 is considered as important in the overall metabolism of human physiology. Taking into account multiple researches, a 125 mg – 2,500 mg dosage of Vitamin B15 per day is the most common dosage; take note that these amount are taken in divided dosages. Many people would rather drink Vitamin B15 with their meals or even on an empty stomach but we suggest that you take the vitamin in between meals. Since Vitamin B15 easily breaks down and enters the body, you should divide the doses per day especially if your aiming for a high dosage.
People will general have a high tolerance for Vitamin B15; this is based on numerous research. Intake of doses as high as 6,000 mg a day have been recorded without any sign of problems of toxicity, so it’s quite a safe nutrient.
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