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Vitamin B5 | Pantothenic Acid

Pantothenic acid is also known as vitamin B5. It is a water-soluble vitamin that occurs mainly in meat, whole grain products, and legumes. The active form of pantothenic acid is coenzyme A, which plays a role in the metabolic reactions of carbohydrates and lipids, and is essential for the synthesis of vital substances such as amino acids, fatty acids, and cholesterol.

Pantothenic acid contributes to:

  • Normal energy-yielding metabolism
  • Normal synthesis and metabolism of steroid hormones, vitamin D, and certain neurotransmitters
  • Reductions in tiredness and fatigue
  • Normal mental performance 

Pantothenic acid is a natural component of the ingredients in ManaPowder and ManaDrink. We also add it in the form of calcium pantothenate. Precise information on the quantity of pantothenic acid in ManaPowder Origin can be found here. Precise information on the quantity of pantothenic acid in ManaDrink Origin can be found here.

Mana is nutritionally complete food. Enjoy it as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

 Sources:

Tolerable upper intake levels for vitamins and minerals, Scientific Committee on Food, Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies, EFSA 2006, online: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/efsa_rep/blobserver_assets/ndatolerableuil.pdf Vitamin and mineral requirements in human nutrition: report of a joint FAO/WHO expert consultation, Bangkok, Thailand, 21–30 September 1998. online: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/42716/1/9241546123.pdf

Clinical studies:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3411/epdf

https://efsa.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.2903/j.efsa.2010.1758

https://efsa.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1218

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