Methyl B-12 1000 mcg 100 lozenges by NOW Foods
Methylcobalamin Active Vitamin B12
1,000 mcg - 100 Lozenges
Item catalog number: 0495
- Vitamin B-12 may have a protective effect on the optic nerve and prevent visual loss in glaucoma
- A Japanese study showed that glaucoma patients who took 1500 mcg. had much lower visual loss
- Vitamin B-12 protects the myelin sheath around the optic nerve
- Long-term use of B-12 supplements may decrease the risk of cortical cataract
- A combination of B vitamins (folate, B-6 and B-12) taken daily may lower the risk of developing macular degeneration in women
- Foundation for Longer Life
- Neurologically Active Form of Vitamin B12
- Supports Nervous System Health
- Essential for DNA Synthesis
- Natural 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.*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."
Contains no: salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg or shellfish.Vegetarian/Vegan Product.Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.Store in a cool, dry place. Please Recycle.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 lozenge 1 to 2 times daily. Chew lozenge or hold in mouth until dissolved and swallow. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW B-Complex, Folic Acid, B-6 and TMG.
Fructose, sorbitol, cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source), citric acid, natural flavors and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg or shellfish.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 Lozenge|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin)||1.0 mg (1,000 mcg)||16,667%|
Best form of vitamin B12 for glaucoma? | FitEyes.com
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