Calcium D-pantothenate (pantothenic acid)
Calcium D-pantothenate (pantothenic acid) is otherwise known as vitamin B5 and is water soluble. This ingredient helps keep a healthy digestive tract (106) and uses vitamin B2 (107). Pantothenic acid has pantethine which has been found to lower cholesterol (108).
106 – Millman, P. L. (1989). U.S. Patent No. 4,871,550. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
107 – Blake, C. J. (2007). Analytical procedures for water-soluble vitamins in foods and dietary supplements: a review. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry,389(1), 63-76.
108 – Hendler SS, Rorvik DR, eds. PDR for Nutritional Supplements. Montvale: Medical Economics Company, Inc; 2001