Function:

  1. help in making antibodies that are needed to fight many diseases
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002402.htm
  2. Maintain normal nerve function
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002402.htm
  3. Make hemoglobin and prevent anemia
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002402.htm
  4. Break down proteins.
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002402.htm
  5. Keep blood sugar (glucose) in normal ranges
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002402.htm
  6. DNA synthesis
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9781437707885100045

 

Overdose: over 100 mg
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB6-HealthProfessional/#h8

Excess: excreted in the urine

Type: water soluble vitamin
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002402.htm

 

Recommended daily dose= 1.7 mg

 

  1. Paprika:
    Contain: 4 mg
    % DV: 201%
  2. Spearmint, dried [mint]:
    Contain: 2.6 mg
    %DV: 129%
  3. bay leaf:
    Contain: 1.7 mg
    %DV: 87%
  4. pistachio nuts, raw:
    Contain: 1.7 mg
    %DV: 85%
  5. yeast, baker’s, active dry:
    Contain: 1.5 mg
    % DV: 77%
  6. sunflower seed kernels, dried:
    Contain: 1.3 mg
    %DV: 67%
  7. Garlic, raw:
    Contain: 1.2 mg
    %DV: 62%
  8. safflower seed kernels, dried:
    Contain: 1.2 mg
    %DV: 58%
  9. Mushrooms, shiitake, dried:
    Contain: 1 mg
    %DV: 48%
  10. anise seed:
    Contain: 0.7 mg
    %DV: 33%

Deficiency symptoms

  1. Reversely affect the immune system
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28367454
  2. severe drug-resistant seizures
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28801717
  3. neurological disorders including convulsions and epileptic encephalopathy and may lead to infant abnormalities
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24035968
  4. rheumatic, cardiovascular, and neoplastic diseases
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31557280
  5. Anemia
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31407257

cognitive impairment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31601260