The Ketontrack Nutritional Series – The Worker Pantothenic Acid (B5)

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Today we will discuss B5 or pantothenic acid, an essential nutrient and a water-soluble B vitamin. When we break down food for energy, we break the food molecules into pieces and extract the energy from them. Pantothenic acid is what helps break apart the pieces.  Thiamin, Niacin, and Riboflavin extract the energy. Let’s look at […]

The Ketontrack Nutritional Series – The Carb Burning Thiamin (B1)

Vitamin B1 is also called Thiamin and it’s main role is to help extract energy from the food we eat. Thiamin specializes in burning carbs or any type of energy we get from sweet or starchy foods, (like sugar, fruit, potatoes, beans, and grains) since we need twice as much Thiamin to burn carbs as we need to burn fat. Let’s learn about the carb-burning Thiamin!