Vitamin B12

 
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) plays an important role in your brain, nervous system and in blood formation.
Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) per Day
Men/Women:2.4 mcg
  • Eggs
  • Meats
  • Poultry
  • Fish 
  • Dairy products
  • Anemia 
  • Severe neurological disease
  • Soreness of the tongue
  • Weakness
  • Helps form red blood cells
  • Needed to reduce the risk of certain forms of anemia
  • Aids in the function of body cells, especially nerve, brain and red blood cells
  • With vitamins B6 and folate, supplemental vitamin B12 may help prevent a rise in blood levels of homocysteine, which is believed to be a risk factor in heart disease
  • Aids in the treatment of dementia
  • There are no known negative effects when vitamin B12 is taken at doses several times higher than the current recommended daily intake