• Alison Howlett

B Vitamins.....

There are a few different B Vitamins, these are the nutrients that our bodies require in small amounts, for our metabolism, energy production, skin, bone, muscle, organs and our nervous systems.

B vitamin blood tests measure these specific compounds in our blood, to help evaluate a persons nutritional status.

B vitamins are water-soluble, only small amounts are stored in our bodies, they are also obtained from foods, that are rich in B vitamins or from supplements.

Pregnant women with a limited diet, could be at an increased risk for B vitamin deficiencies, as well as her babies.

Having a private Vitamin B blood test, may be useful when a person has a condition that puts them at risk for a deficiency, for example:-


chronic Alcoholics

People who have Coeliac Disease.

Our bodies will use the amount of B vitamins that it needs, and then eliminates any excess from our body.

Bloods4you can provide you directly, with a variety of different Vitamin B Private and Confidential Blood tests, in the comfort of your own home or workplace, you choose the best date and time, as we visit you, and we work around your busy schedules.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) enables our bodies to use carbohydrates as energy, its also super essential for glucose metabolism, it plays a key role in our nerves, muscle and heart function too.

Vitamin B2 - Source of foods includes:-


Green leafy Vegetables

lean Meats

Whole Grains

Dairy Products


Enriched Breads

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) again plays a role in converting carbohydrates into glucose and metabolising fats and proteins, and keeping our nervous systems working properly.

Niacin has a wide range of uses in our bodies, helping functions with our digestive system, and our skin.

Vitamin B6 - Source of foods includes:-





Vitamin B12 - most common Vitamin B Blood Test, B12 is to helps diagnose the cause of Anaemia or Nerve damage.

We can also provide the newer - Active B12 Blood test, which isn't commonly used within the NHS.

To book your Private & Confidential Vitamin B Blood Tests, please telephone or E-mail us today with your requirements. Don't forget you choose the Date, Time & Location that best suits your schedules. Tests Results are Strictly Private & Confidential, only you will receive them back!

*Some Vitamin B Blood Tests, need to be obtained and sent off to the Private UKAS Accredited Pathology Lab on the same day, also some Vitamin B Blood Test Results will take longer than 24hrs, you will always be informed on the test result turnaround.




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