B12 - methylcobalamine and adenosylcobalamine 2mg lozenges | Vitals
Vitals B12 lozenges contain two forms of cobalamine (vitamin B12), viz. methyl- and adenosylcobalamine.
Vitamin B12 that is found in food is exclusively found in animal-derived food, unless it is present in food supplements that have added vitamin B12). Vitamin B12 is being produced by bacteria in the digestive tract of animals. It can be found in two different forms: methylcobalamine and adenosylcobalamine (also known as dibencozide). These are also the two biologically active (co-enzymatic) forms of B12 as they are being used by the body.
Cyanocobalamine is a synthetic, non-human form of B12. Taking a supplement with the biologically active form has the advantage of it being directly available for the body.
Methylcobalamine is an important methyl donor in the human body. It plays an important role in the synthesis of DNA, myeline (for the nervous system) and various neuro transmitters. Furthermore methylcobalamine plays an important role in the breakdown of homocystein, which means it protects the heart and cardiovascular system as well as the brain metabolism.
Adenosylcobalamine is active in the mitochondria It is involved in the metabolism of fatty acids, cholesterol and proteins. Furthermore it is active in the energy metabolism and creation of haemoglobine.
Senior adults are better able to absorb vitamin B12 from a supplement than from nutrition. People who have a vegetarian lifestyle, often don't ingest enough vitamin B12.
For both groups it is a good idea to supplement with extra vitamin B12.
Some supplements are suitable for both men and women of all ages as well as children. But other supplements are specifically targeted to the aging woman or man. Another supplement is especially suitable for athletes, regardless of gender.
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- a dietary supplement is not a subsitute for a healthy diet ; do not exceed recommended dose
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dissolve in mouth or chew one lozenge every day as directed by a qualified physician
contains per daily serving (1 lozenge)
vitamin B12 2000mcg (80 000% RDI)
- of which methylcobalamine 1000 mcg 40 000% RDI)
- of which adenosylcobalamine (dibencozide) 1000 mcg 40 000% RDI)
RDI = Recommended Daily Intake
active ingredient (methylcobalamine, adenosylcobalamine), filler (mannitol), sweetener (xylitol), filler (magnesium stearate), natural cherry flavour, acidifier (citric acid)
keep dry and closed at normal room temperature
keep out of reach of young children
do not take if pregnant or lactating unless under guidance of a qualified physician
contains no familiar allergens (wheat, gluten, soy, lupin, nuts/tree nuts, celery, mustard, sesame seeds, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish or mollusks)
suitable for vegetarians and vegans