Vitamin B12 | 500 mcg 100 lozenges

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B12 500 mcg
100 lozenges | Item Catalog Number: 00361
Vitamin B12 is present in foods of animal origin, including dairy products and eggs. Thus, vegetarians are more susceptible to a dietary deficiency of this important nutrient.

Description

B12 500 mcg
100 lozenges | Item Catalog Number: 00361
Vitamin B12 is present in foods of animal origin, including dairy products and eggs. Thus, vegetarians are more susceptible to a dietary deficiency of this important nutrient. Likewise, vitamin B12 serum concentrations are reported to be significantly lower in elderly population groups compared to younger groups. It is estimated that 10% to 30% of individuals over the age of 50 have low stomach acid secretion which results in decreased bioavailability of vitamin B12 from food. To overcome food-bound vitamin B12 malabsorption problems, the Institute of Medicine recommends that vitamin B12-fortified foods (such as fortified ready-to-eat breakfast cereals) or supplements containing vitamin B12 be used to meet much of the requirement. Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, works synergistically with vitamin B6 and folate to regenerate (methylate) the amino acid methionine, which helps to maintain already healthy homocysteine levels within normal range, which is important for heart health.
Cyanocobalamin is a synthetic and inexpensive form of vitamin B12 that is converted in the body to its bioactive forms, methylcobalamin and cobamamide.

Supplement Facts
Serving: Size: 1 lozenge
Servings Per Container: 100
Amount Per Serving:Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) 500 mcg
Other ingredients: mannitol, sorbitol, microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable stearate, croscarmellose sodium, natural strawberry flavor.

Dosage and Use:
Take one lozenge one to four times daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Place lozenge in mouth and allow to dissolve, then swallow.

Dosage and Use
Take one lozenge one to four times daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Place lozenge in mouth and allow to dissolve, then swallow.