B vitamin

noun

: any vitamin of the vitamin B complex

Examples of B vitamin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This legume brings additional protein along with vitamins C and K and the B vitamins thiamine and folate. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 6 Apr. 2024 For example, being deficient in any of the B vitamins can deplete energy levels and slow your metabolism. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 The ingredient label also often lists a long list of B vitamins, all of which are important for babies to get enough of. Jennifer D'angelo Friedman, Parents, 1 Apr. 2024 But rinsing rice may also reduce nutrients like iron or water-soluble B vitamins, including folate, niacin, and thiamine, Janulewicz added. Sarah Garone, Health, 30 Mar. 2024 Aim for protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, eggs, pumpkin seeds, B vitamins and Vitamin D, dark chocolate, turmeric, chamomile, yogurt, green tea and Brazil nuts. Bryan Robinson, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Some other benefits include: ▪ Prunes contain calcium and a serving also has 20% of daily vitamin K requirement as well as potassium, magnesium, boron and B vitamins. Sheah Rarback, Miami Herald, 22 Mar. 2024 Folate, a B vitamin, promotes a healthy heart and reduces the risk of the birth defect spina bifida. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 16 Mar. 2024 New research suggests that too much of the essential B vitamin niacin can contribute to cardiovascular disease. Staff Author, Health, 14 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of B vitamin was in 1920

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“B vitamin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/B%20vitamin. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

B vitamin

noun
: any vitamin of the vitamin B complex

Medical Definition

B vitamin

noun
: any vitamin of the vitamin B complex
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