Functions of Vitamin B12 in the body
- Supports healthy brain function
- Helps maintain energy levels
- Aids correct digestion
- Enhance mood and helps correct nervous system function
- Promotes healthy homocysteine levels, which is crucial to heart health
Vitamin B12 interacts with vitamin B6 to regenerate the amino acid, methionine, which sequentially helps supports the maintenance of already healthy homocysteine levels within normal ranges, which is crucial to heart health.
Vitamin B12 is also needed for proper digestion. The elderly are more susceptible to vitamin B12 deficiency than younger individuals because the production of stomach acid levels decline with age, making it more difficult to absorb adequate vitamin B12 levels via food intake. To help overcome this food-linked malassimilation, supplements containing vitamin B12 is recommended.
Also, vegetarians and vegans are more prone to vitamin B12 deficiencies – vitamin B12 is present in almost all animal foods, including dairy products and eggs – a lack of these foods, over time, may cause a deficiency in this very important vitamin.
Folic Acid 400 mcg , Vitamin B-12 1,000 mcg , Biotin 300 mcg.
Other ingredients: Sorbitol, mannitol, dicalcium phosphate, dextrose, vegetable stearin, natural cherry flavor, magnesium stearate and silica.
Contains no salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.
As a dietary supplement, adults should place one lozenge under the tongue and allow it to dissolve, or as directed by a healthcare professional. Do not chew lozenge.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of young children. Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Check with simultaneous intake of medicines with your physician or healthcare professional. No long-term use without professional advice.
Contraindications: None. However, high or excessive supplementation of a single B vitamin can cause an imbalance between the other B vitamins.
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