Water soluble Vitamin – Vitamin B

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What you'll learn

Vitamin B also known as B-complex vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins that play an important role in maintaining good health. They are organic molecules that act as a catalyst during various reactions within the body. Hence, when deficient, normal body functions can break down and render a person susceptible to disease. read more »»

They directly impact our energy levels and brain function. Did you know that vitamin B is especially important for pregnant and lactating females? They aid in fetal brain development and reduce the risk of birth defects. Older adults require higher amounts of vitamin B.

Some of the signs that indicate vitamin B deficiency are skin rashes, cracks around the mouth, scaly skin on the lips, swollen tongue, fatigue, and many more. However, these symptoms may overlap with many other health conditions as well. Any individual who wishes to learn more about the role of vitamin B in the body should take up this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Various B Complex vitamins
  • Biochemical functions of vitamins
  • Recommended dietary allowance of vitamins
  • Vitamin Deficiency Disorders
  • Sources of vitamin


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

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