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  • The B-group vitamins are a collection of eight water-soluble vitamins essential for various metabolic processes.
  • Most of these vitamins can’t be stored by the body and must be consumed regularly in the diet.
  • Extended cooking, food processing and excess alcohol consumption can destroy or reduce the availability of many of these vitamins.
  • It is important not to self-diagnose a vitamin deficiency, because some vitamins can be toxic if taken incorrectly and/or mask other vitamin deficiencies. See your doctor or dietitian for advice. 

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Reviewed on: 14-05-2020