If you are like me, you probably have to resort to google every time you come across the B vitamins. I finally got fed up enough to make a memory aid for the purpose of remembering which B vitamin is which, in ascending order. Since B12 is found in meat products, the mnemonic tells the story of a chef ordering his sous-chef around over a plate of ribs. :)“These ribs need paprika. Pile it on boy. Faster, come!”
These: Thiamine = B1
Ribs: Riboflavin = B2
Need: Niacin = B3
Paprika: Pantothenic acid = B5
Pyle: Pyridoxine = B6
Boy: Biotin = B7
Faster: Folate = B9
Come: Cobalamine = B12
To those in Quebec, I hope you had a wonderful St. Jean!
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