Vitamin B-12 (Cyanocobalamin) is a water soluble vitamin necessary for the maintenance of a healthy nervous system and for the metabolic utilization of fats and proteins. Vitamin B-12 is also essential for the synthesis of DNA during cell division and therefore essential for the synthesis of DNA during cell division and therefore is especially important for rapidly multiplying cells, such as blood cells. In addition, adequate intake of Vitamin B-12, along with Folic Acid and Vitamin B-6, encourages healthy serum homocysteine levels, thereby supporting cardiovascular health. Because Vitamin B-12 is found predominantly in animal products, strict vegetarians are at risk of developing Vitamin B-12 deficiency and may benefit from supplementation.* NOW® Vitamin B-12 is vegetarian/vegan (non-animal derived).
From the FDA's website: "As part of a well-balanced diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, Vitamin B12 may reduce the risk of vascular disease. FDA evaluated the above claim and found that, while it is known that diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol reduce the risk of heart disease and other vascular diseases, the evidence in support of the above claim is inconclusive."
As a dietary supplement, take 1 lozenge daily. Chew lozenge or hold in mouth until dissolved.
|Serving Size:||1 Lozenge|
|Servings Per Container:||250|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. |
† Daily Value not established.
|Folic Acid||100 mcg||25%|
|Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin)||1.0 mg (1,000 mcg(||16,667%|
Other Ingredients: Fructose, Cellulose, Sorbitol, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Natural Strawberry Flavor, Natural Fruit Punch Flavor, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Silica.
The B-12 content is derived by natural fermentation.
Contains no: salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place. registered trademark.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.