vitamin b15 – pangamic acid – info

Pangamic acid, also known as vitamin b15, has not been qualified as being essential to our diets.

Pangamic acid, also known as vitamin b15, has not been qualified as being essential to our diets.

Very little is known, and therefore our information is very sketchy.

required for 

Until further research is available, be careful of supplements containing pangamic acid, calcium pangamate, DMG or B15.

vitamin B15 – pangamic acid  dosage

The dosage underneath is the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), but be aware that that this dosage is the minimum that you require per day, to ward of serious deficiency of this particular nutrient.

In the therapeutic use of this nutrient, the dosage is usually increased considerably, but the toxicity level must be kept in mind.

Although pangamic acid is not toxic when taken in as part of normal food, the ingredient, thought to be the active ingredient in pangamic acid, called dimethylglycine (DMG), is though to be cancer causing.

toxicity & symptoms of high intake 

Until further research is available, be careful of supplements containing pangamic acid, calcium pangamate, DMG or B15.

food sources 

It is present in brown rice, brewers yeast, grains, as well as sunflower and pumpkinseeds

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