- MFG # 0468
- UPC # 733739004680
Essential for DNA Synthesis
with Folic Acid
A Dietary Supplement
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."These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Lozenge
Servings Per Container: 250
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Folic Acid 100 mcg 25%
Vitamin B-12 (as Cyanocobalamin) 1.0 mg (1‚000 mcg( 16‚667%
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2‚000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
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.
As a dietary supplement‚ take 1 lozenge daily. Chew lozenge or hold in mouth until dissolved. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® B-Complex‚ Folic Acid‚ B-6 and TMG.
Sorbitol is safe for people‚ but harmful to dogs. Do not feed to pets.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Egg Free
- Gluten Free
- Milk Free
- Preservative Free
- Salt Free
- Shellfish Free
- Soy Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Vegetarian Lozenges
- Vegan Lozenges
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Overall Rating for B-12 1000 mcg - 250 Lozenges
from Mesa, AZ
I am satisfied with the product. However I am accustomed to the sublingual tabs and these are lozenges which are a bit gritty. Its personal preference I suppose. The flavor is fine and otherwise B-12 1000 mcg is a great product and priced right.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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