Vitamin B6 is important for your immune and nervous systems and for tissue formation.

Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

1.7 mg

Food sources

  • Organ meats
  • Bananas
  • Legumes
  • Egg yolk
  • Whole grains

Problems associated with deficiency

  • Dermatitis
  • Oral lesions
  • Anaemia
  • Depression
  • Convulsions

Potential benefits at recommended levels

  • Important in protein and amino acid metabolism
  • Required for healthy function of immune system and nervous system
  • Necessary for red blood cell formation
  • Necessary for hormone creation