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Vitamins, Nutrients and Minerals Every Woman Needs

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6

An important vitamin in the function of the nervous system, this B vitamin also helps regulate hormones and brain chemicals. It may also decrease the severity of depression and strengthen immunity.

How much you need: Ages 19-50: 1.3 mg/day; ages 51+: 1.5 mg/day

Where to get it: Fortified soy products, fortified cereals, organ meat (liver, brains, stomach, etc.)

 

By Angela Hiatt, published July 19, 2011. Angela is a Montana-based freelance writer and social media editor.