Life Extension, Methylcobalamin, 5 mg, 60 Vegetarian Lozenges

$41.00

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Description

  • Neurologically Active Form of Vitamin B12
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Non-GMO

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.

Methylcobalamin is the form of vitamin B12 active in the central nervous system. It is essential for cell growth and replication. In some people the liver may not convert cyanocobalamin, the common supplemental form of vitamin B12, into adequate amounts of methylcobalamin needed for proper neuronal functioning. Methylcobalamin may exert its neuroprotective effects through enhanced methylation, acceleration of nerve cell growth, or its ability to maintain already healthy homocysteine levels.

Suggested Use

Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.

Dissolve in mouth or chew one (1) lozenge 1 to 8 times daily, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Xylitol, sorbitol, maltodextrin, stearic acid, vegetable stearate, natural vanilla flavor, rice starch, modified food starch.

Warnings

  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Do not exceed recommended dose
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating

Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Lozenge
  Amount Per Serving: % Daily Value*
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin) 5 mg 83,333%