VITAMIN B6, also known as pyridoxine, is a water-soluble vitamin of the B vitamin group. It is essential for the proper functioning of the body and is involved in many important metabolic processes.

Properties and health benefits of vitamin B6:

Energy production. Vitamin B6 is involved in metabolic processes.

Red blood cell production: Pyridoxine plays a key role in the synthesis of hemoglobin, the protein responsible for carrying oxygen in red blood cells.

Supporting nervous system health. Influences the functioning of the nervous system, helping to maintain healthy cognitive and emotional function. It also helps in the production of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine.

Homocysteine regulation. Helps regulate homocysteine levels in the blood, which can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.


  • Meat (especially poultry, beef, pork)
  • fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel)
  • eggs
  • milk and dairy products (yogurt, kefir, cheese)
  • whole grain cereal products (bread, pasta, cereal)
  • legumes (beans, chickpeas, lentils)
  • nuts and seeds (pistachios, sunflower, flaxseed)

Dosage: 1-2 mg per day.