Good Food Sources of Vitamin B6
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
The body needs vitamin B6 to function. It helps the immune system and nervous system. It also helps us process nutrients. Many foods contain vitamin B6, so it is easy to fit into your diet when you need more.
To raise your vitamin B6 intake:
Eat Right—Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
US Department of Agriculture
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Last reviewed November 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Dianne Scheinberg Rishikof MS, RD, LDN
Last Updated: 2/4/2020
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