vitamin B


Definition of vitamin B

2 or vitamin B1 \ -​ˈbē-​ˈwən How to pronounce vitamin B (audio) \ : thiamine

Examples of vitamin B in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aloe and antioxidants work together to minimize inflammation and vitamin B leaves your skin feeling young and radiant. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 May 2022 Key ingredients include free radical-combating curcumin, anti-inflammatory red clover, and mineral-rich mung bean that delivers important nutrients like zinc, iron, vitamin B, biotin, and more directly to the scalp. Emily Belfiore, Travel + Leisure, 4 Apr. 2022 The fruit is rich in vitamin B, which helps convert food into energy, while antioxidants and omega-3 fats from the nuts are anti-inflammatory. Outside Online, 18 June 2021 Hair loss in women can occur if certain nutrients are too low, such as iron, folic acid and vitamin B, Guttman said. NBC News, 16 Feb. 2022 The ingredients that make this product such a hit are hydrating glycerin and vitamin B in the form of niacinamide, which improves hydration by preventing moisture from escaping. Tamim Alnuweiri,, 19 Jan. 2022 Full of vitamin B, biotin, folic acid, and Vitamin C, apple cider vinegar can help with dandruff, dullness, and frizz, and provide a sensitive cleanse. Alexis Gaskin, Marie Claire, 1 Oct. 2021 Also lost is the inner germ layer that's full of antioxidants, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B and healthy fats. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 13 July 2021 This nutrient-dense veggie is an excellent source of potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, and manganese, a mineral involved in metabolism and blood sugar regulation. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 22 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of vitamin B

circa 1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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19 May 2022

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“Vitamin B.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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Medical Definition of vitamin B

2 : any of numerous members of the vitamin B complex especially : thiamine


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