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PABA (Para-amino benzoic acid)

PABA is necessary for the metabolism of amino acids, it is linked to red blood cell formation as well as assisting the manufacture of folic acid in the intestines. It has also been linked to hair growth as well as reversing the graying of hair. PABA also contains sun screening properties and is used in sunscreen preparations.
3D picture of PABA (Para-amino benzoic acid)

Different forms or alternative names for PABA (Para-amino benzoic acid):
para-aminobenzoic acid
Sunscreen vitamin
Vitamin B-x

Good sources of PABA (Para-amino benzoic acid) are:
whole grains

Deficiency of PABA (Para-amino benzoic acid) may cause:
extreme fatigue
digestive disorders
hair turning prematurely gray

Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for PABA (Para-amino benzoic acid):

For further information on nutrients RDA see our complete list for recommended dietary allowance.

Nutrition Facts

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