- MFG # 0496
- UPC # 733739004963
A Dietary Supplement
Vitamin B-12 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 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: 60
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Folic Acid 400 mcg 100%
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin) 5.0 mg (5‚000 mcg) 83‚333%
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2‚000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Fructose‚ Sorbitol‚ Cellulose‚ Citric Acid‚ Stearic Acid (vegetable source)‚ Natural Flavors and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no: salt‚ yeast‚ wheat‚ gluten‚ soy‚ milk‚ egg or shellfish. Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
As a dietary supplement‚ take 1 lozenge daily. Chew lozenge or hold in mouth until dissolved and swallow. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® B-Complex‚ B-6 and TMG.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
Warning: Sorbitol is safe for people‚ but harmful to dogs. Do not feed to pets.
Store in a cool‚ dry place.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Egg Free
- Gluten Free
- Milk Free
- Salt Free
- Shellfish Free
- Soy Free
- Vegan Product
- Vegetarian Product
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
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Overall Rating for Methyl B-12 5000 mcg 60 Lozenges
from Pittsboro, NC
easy way to get b-12
fruity tasting. Recommended by health practitioner
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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