Vitamin B12, also referred to as Cobalamin, belongs to the family of water-soluble B vitamins and is involved in a number of key pathways and processes that help the body function at its best.(1) Vitamin B12 is needed for the production of energy from fats and proteins, for the formation and growth of red blood cells and for the synthesis of DNA. Vitamin B12 also helps maintain a healthy nervous system and promotes normal homocysteine levels, which is important for cardiovascular health.†(2)
Vitamin B12 absorption is known to become less efficient with age so supplementation is often recommended for individuals over 50. Vitamin B12 supplements are also recommended for vegan and vegetarian individuals since Vitamin B12 is found in foods of animal origin.
†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
(1)Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine. Vitamin B12. Dietary Reference Intakes: Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press; 1998:306-356.
(2)Quinlivan EP, McPartlin J, McNulty H, et al. Importance of both folic acid and vitamin B12 in reduction of risk of vascular disease. Lancet. 2002;359(9302):227-228.
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Take one tablet daily with a meal.
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings Per Container: 375
Amount Per Softgel - % Daily Value:
Vitamin B12 1,000 mcg - 16,667%.
Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Stearic Acid, Cellulose Gel, Magnesium Stearate, Cyanocobalamin, Croscarmellose Sodium.
No Artificial Colors, No Artificial Flavors, No Preservatives, No Yeast, Starch or Gluten.
Keep out of reach of children.