Vitamin B5, otherwise known as Pantothenic Acid, is one of the most important B vitamins. Vitamin B5 and has a very common presence in a variety of different foods. Food sources that contain a significant amount of Vitamin B5 include root vegetables, leafy vegetables, asparagus, mushrooms, fruits, legumes, meats, and dairy foods. Pantothenic acid is a vital part to the synthesis and maintenance of coenzyme A, which is involved in fatty acid metabolism . Vitamin B5 is water-soluble and can be easily supplemented as an aid to dietary consumption .
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With a Meal on a Long-Term Basis
3–5 mg per serving
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