3 - 7 mg is considered adequate.
Is Essential For...
Organ meats, poultry,
salmon and other salt water fish, wheat bran, brewer's yeast, brown rice, lentils, nuts,
beans, corn, peas, fresh vegetables, legumes, mushrooms, sweet potatoes, and eggs.
Excess pantothenic acid may
cause diarrhoea. This vitamin can be stored in the liver. Applied topically in a shampoo,
this vitamin can improve the condition of the hair.
Deficiency Can Cause...
A deficiency in this
vitamin is rare. However the likely signs are fatigue, headache, nausea and pins and
needles in the hands.
Please note, the B
vitamins should be taken as a complex and not individually unless professionally