The role of vitamin B6

Production of red blood cells

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is important for the production of your red blood cells.

Supports your energy levels

Vitamin B6 plays a role in the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates (sugars) and contributes to normal energy management and energy supply to the muscles during exercise.

Contributes to hormone activity

Vitamin B6 contributes to the regulation of hormonal activity in your body.

Is partly responsible for good resistance 

Vitamin B6 is important for the production of immune cells and has a positive effect on your immune system.

Good for your memory and nervous system 

Vitamin B6 is good for mental health, contributes to your ability to concentrate and your cognitive ability, and is good for your memory and state of mind. Vitamin B6 is also important for your nervous system.

Contributes to your fitness 

Vitamin B6 helps reduce fatigue and tiredness.

Recommended daily allowance

As an adult, you need 1.5-1.8 mg* vitamin B6 per day.

The safe upper limit for vitamin B6 is 25 mg per day. 

* For adults aged 19 years and older and men over the age of 51 years respectively.

Did you know … 

* WLS Forte only contains 980 µg of vitamin B6? You simply do not need more, even after your weight loss operation. 

* You would only reach the upper limit for vitamin B6 of 25 mg if you were to eat 10 kilos of potatoes, or 65 bananas?