Vitamin B-12


Benefits Include:

Increase Energy Levels

Vitamin B12 is needed to convert carbohydrates (carbs) into useable glucose in the body. Glucose from high carb foods is used as a form of energy, which is why individuals with vitamin B12 deficiencies often experience fatigue.

Aids in Digestion & Weight Loss

Vitamin B12 helps to foster healthy bacteria within the gut environment. It aids in eliminating harmful bacteria thus preventing digestive disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease and Candida.

Prevents Memory Loss

Because of its role in nerve health neurotransmitter signaling, vitamin B12 benefits cognitive function and is used to lower the risk of neurodegenerative disease including Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia

Improves Sleep

Vitamin B12 is linked to the production of melatonin which controls our circadian rhythms (the bodily function that regulate sleep patterns). With an increase in Melatonin, we are able to improve our sleep.

Reduce Severity of Headaches/Migraines

Vitamin B12 plays an important role in boosting energy production inside nerve cells helping reduce the amount and severity of headaches/migraines.

Reduce Stress and Depression

Vitamin B12, is needed as a major determinate of one-carbon metabolism, which produces a compound called SAM. SAM is crucial for Dealing with stress, and mood regulation.

Needed for Healthy Skin & Hair

Vitamin B12 plays a major role in cell reproduction making it essential for healthy skin, hair and nails. Vitamin B12 benefits skin by reducing redness, dryness, inflammation, and acne blemishes. It helps nails to become strong and reduces hair breakage.

Plays a Role in Maintaining Heart Health

Vitamin B12 helps to reduce elevated homocysteine levels, which is considered a major risk factor for heart disease. Homocysteine is an amino acid and its levels in the blood are influenced by blood levels of B-complex vitamins, including B12.

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