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Gallbladder Flush

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#16 Guest_LisaB_*

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 11:06 PM

Here is some added info on the discussion as to whether or not B5 needs to be taken in with B-Complex or can be taken alone. I found this article on the NOW Foods website (research area) whom I have come to trust as a wonderful company with well labeled, pure products with an ever increasing organic line. Anyway, this is the info:

The vitamin B-complex refers to all of the known essential water-soluble vitamins except for vitamin C. These include thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), biotin, folic acid and the cobalamins (vitamin B12). “Vitamin B” was once thought to be a single nutrient that existed in extracts of rice, liver, or yeast. Researchers later discovered these extracts contained several vitamins, which were given distinguishing numbers. Unfortunately, this has led to an erroneous belief among non-scientists that these vitamins have a special relationship to each other. Further adding to confusion has been the “unofficial” designation of other substances as members of the B-complex, such as choline, inositol, and para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), even though they are not essential vitamins.

Each member of the B-complex has a unique structure and performs unique functions in the human body. Vitamins B1, B2, B3, and biotin participate in different aspects of energy production, vitamin B6 is essential for amino acid metabolism, and vitamin B12 and folic acid facilitate steps required for cell division. Each of these vitamins has many additional functions. However, contrary to popular belief, no functions require all B-complex vitamins simultaneously.

So this may be why the research study I have a link to earlier in this thread only used high doses of B5 and had good results.
And so have I by the way. My skin is acne free at the moment (for the first time in 15+ years) and I will post later to let those of you with acne know if it stays clear, but it looks better and better every day.
I have also tried the Virgin Coconut Oil and it really seems to be doing the trick, I have motivation and energy for the first time in at least 8 years. I am not up to full speed yet, but I can feel it coming. :D
Hope this info helps some of you out there, goodness knows we need it!
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