Alcoholics are thought to be most at the risk of vitamin B6 deficiency mainly due to impaired metabolism of this vitamin.
Vitamin B6 is also known as ‘Pyridoxine’. It is a water soluble vitamin of B complex. Several forms of the vitamin are known, but pyridoxal phosphate (PLP) is the active form and is a cofactor in many reactions of amino acid metabolism, including transamination, deamination, and decarboxylation. PLP also is necessary for the enzymatic reaction governing the release of glucose from glycogen.
Forms of vitamin B6 includes:
If your hands are sensitive to chilies (burn while cutting or grinding) wash them with soap and rub oil all over the burnt area and soak it in cold water for 2 mins, the burning will instantly cease. Or wear gloves while handling such ingredients.
Eggs. Many nutritionists believe that the number of eggs in the American diet is too high. While sometimes disputed, it has been shown that eggs can raise cholesterol levels.
I became aware of the changing times when I asked my six-year-old granddaughter whether she had written her letter to Santa Claus yet.She gave me a rather puzzled look and then said: “No, Gran. I e-mailed him.”
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