Vitamin B6 is involved in the formation of body proteins and structural compounds, chemical transmitters in the nervous system, red blood cells and prostaglandins. Vitamin B6 is also regarded as critical in maintaining proper immune function and the regulation of hormones. B6 is necessary for carbohydrate-fat-protein metabolism and it plays an important role in digestive health. Vitamin B6 works with Folic Acid and vitamin B12, this vitamin assists the body in processing homocysteine, an amino acid like compound which when found in elevated quantities may lead to an increased risk of vascular disorders. Vitamin B6 can be found in milk, cabbage, legumes, blackstrap molasses, organ meats, whole grains and brown rice.