Problem

Vitamin B6 deficiency

Nature:

Vitamin B6 refers to a group of chemically similar compounds which can be interconverted in biological systems. Vitamin B6 is part of the vitamin B group of essential nutrients. Its active form, pyridoxal 5′-phosphate, serves as a coenzyme in some 100 enzyme reactions in amino acid, glucose, and lipid metabolism.

Counter Claim:

Very high doses of vitamin B6 can cause sensory nerve damage, which is reversed when the supplement is stopped.

Broader Problems:
Vitamin B deficiencies
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No Poverty
Date of last update
21.11.2017 – 16:41 CET