Low plasma levels of vitamin B6 are now being associated with increased risk markers of inflammation, oxidative stress and metabolic disease, all of which can lead to increased risk of heart disease.

Higher levels of P-5-P, the active form of vitamin B6, were linked to lower levels of important markers of inflammation and oxidative stress, both of which are related to heart disease risk.

Source: Association of vitamin B-6 status with inflammation, oxidative stress, and chronic inflammatory conditions: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study

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