May Help Support Healthy Metabolism and Immune Function*
What is vitamin B6 and what does it do?
Vitamin B6 is a vitamin that is naturally present in many foods. The body needs vitamin B6 for more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. Vitamin B6 is also involved in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.
What foods provide vitamin B6?
Vitamin B6 is found naturally in many foods and is added to other foods. You can get recommended amounts of vitamin B6 by eating a variety of foods, including the following:
- Poultry, fish, and organ meats, all rich in vitamin B6.
- Potatoes and other starchy vegetables, which are some of the major sources of vitamin B6 for Americans.
- Fruit (other than citrus), which are also among the major sources of vitamin B6 for Americans.