Needed for protein and fat metabolism, healthy nerves, healthy immune system, and blood sugar levels. Is used in energy production. Required for normal bone growth and for reproduction. Used in the formation of cartilage and lubricating fluid of the joints.
Works well with the B vitamins to give an overall feeling of well-being. Aids in the formation of mother’s milk.
Deficiency can result in: Atherosclerosis, confusion, convulsions, eye problems, hearing problems, heart disorders, high cholesterol levels, irritability, memory loss, profuse perspiration, rapid pulse, tooth-grinding, tremors, tendency towards breast ailments.