Jarrow Methyl B-12 is a high-quality dietary supplement in the form of lozenges with lemon flavor, of which each lozenge contains 1000 µg methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) and supports your health based on the latest nutritional aspects. Vitamin B12 contributes to a normal energy metabolism and therefore at the same time to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Furthermore, it contributes to normal neurological and psychological functions, reduces the unrequested homocysteine by transforming it to the essential amino acid methionine, thus contributing to a normal homocysteine metabolism.
The red methylcobalamin is the active form of vitamin B12 and is particularly well absorbed by the human body. Due to the red color of the vitamin, the color of the lozenges turns redder, the higher the dosage and regardless the flavor. Therefore, the lozenges with lemon flavor are more reddish than the lozenges with cherry flavor, since they contain twice the amount of vitamin B12.
The form of vitamin B12 used in Jarrow Methyl B12 is methylcobalamin. It’s the most bioavailable form of B12 and can be absorbed and used directly by the body. Unlike cyanocobalamin, a conversion in the liver is not needed for methylcobalamin to be biologically active. The bioavailability of methylcobalamin improves its retention in the body resulting in many positive health effects, like a normal psychological function.
Since plant-based foods contain hardly any vitamin B12, Jarrow Methyl B12 1000 is very important not only for vegans and vegetarians. In order to be transported into the blood, the vitamin B12 needs to bind to the so-called Intrinsic Factor (IF). The Instrinsic Factor is a glycoprotein in the gastric mucosa.
Of 1000 µg Jarrow Methyl B-12 0,5 – 1,0 %can be absorbed from the body, which effectively means 5 – 10 µg. Therefore, the realistic daily intake every other day is 1- till 2-times higher than the recommended amount of the Nutrition information panel.
Dissolve in mouth or chew 1 lozenge once every other day or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional to meet the daily recommendation of 500 µg vitamin B12. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Excessive consumption may produce laxative effects.
Store in a dry place at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.