Vitamin B15, also known as Pangamic acid is classified as a B vitamin group member, for after consumption, it synthesizes products rich in vitamins of this complex. Actually, vitamin B15 is not really a vitamin, but is considered a vitamin-matter, as it occurs in organic forms in nature. Science still has not given enough attention to Pangamic acid. It has not been proven that you can get any diseases due to deficiency in the organism.
Unconfirmed stories say that Russian champions in bodybuilding take vitamin B15 as a result of which, they possess excellent strength. Another myth says that the owners of racehorses in the U.S. give them vitamin B15 to make them faster and give them more stamina.
Vitamin B15 is dissolved in water. It was introduced in Russia, where they were very impressed by the results of the material, management of food and drugs in the United States prohibits its application on the market.
Biological action of vitamin B15 is diverse. Above all, it increases the activity of the enzymes of tissue respiration. Furthermore, some reactions catalyze the transfer of methyl groups, including creatine and choline.
Functions of Vitamin B15
Vitamin B15 normalizes lipid metabolism in the body, there are many good lipotropic actions and improves the processes of aerobic synthesis. It increases the use of oxygen in the body, and enhances the stability of the blood vessels leading to oxygen starvation, also known as hypoxia.
Benefits of Vitamin B15
Vitamin B15 inhibits the accumulation of lactic acid in the muscle tissue, thereby reducing fatigue and increasing stamina of sportsmen. Used for the treatment of alcohol addiction/alcoholism.
Pangamic acid can be used for detoxification and treatment of asthma, joint pain, pain in the nerves, skin diseases. These statements, however, are still subject to refinement.
Vitamin B15 is required for the body for the synthesis of vitamins, hormones, and other important substances. Prevents fatty livers, stimulates the activity of the adrenal and pituitary glands. Increases the body's ability to dispose of toxins.
Vitamin B15 is used very successfully in the prevention of serious diseases such as autism, arthritis, allergies, respiratory problems, hypoglycemia and diabetes, cardiovascular disease. It extends the life of cells, which is one of the most valuable qualities.
As mentioned, the vitamin B15 is used to treat alcoholism. That its action is explained by the ability to neutralize the inclination of the body, whilst at the same time assists in detoxification and protects liver cirrhosis. This means that vitamin B15 is especially needed for people living in large cities exposed serious daily pollution.
Vitamin B15 reduces levels of bad cholesterol, which makes it especially necessary for people suffering from obesity, or prone to such.
Sources of vitamin B15
Vitamin B15 is present in animal tissues - kidney, fish, meat, liver. In plant groups, the highest amount of this vitamin is found in brown rice, rice bran, yeast, sesame, sunflower and pumpkin seeds. It is found in brewer's yeast. It is believed that it has best preventative effects if taken in combination with vitamin E and vitamin A.
Daily dose of vitamin B15
Athletes take vitamin B15 as a supplement, a daily intake should not exceed 100 mg. Admission is divided into twice - morning and evening for 50 mg. There is no evidence of toxicity, but it is possible to start to have nausea.
Deficiency of vitamin B15
As we have said, it has not yet been demonstrated that diseases emerge due to a shortage of vitamin B15. However, there may be occurrence of nerve disorders, heart disease, damage to the glands and reduced oxidation of the living tissue.