Vitamin B refers to not one, but eight different vitamins. All B vitamins play a role in converting food into energy in the body.Each vitamin also has a unique role in a person's health.
WHAT IS IN THE VITAMIN B COMPLEX?
Vitamin B-1 – thiamin;Vitamin B-2 – riboflavin;Vitamin B-3 – niacin; Vitamin B-5 – pantothenic acid;Vitamin B-6 – pyridoxine;Vitamin B-7 – biotin;Vitamin B-9 – folic acid;Vitamin B-12 – cobalamin.
B-complex supplements usually pack all eight B vitamins into one tablet.
B vitamins are water-soluble, which means your body does not store them. For this reason, your diet must supply them each day.