Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin**)
**Cyanocobalamin is the most widely known form of Vitamin B12, however I prefer Methylcobalamin. The Methylcobalamin costs a little more than Cyanocobalmin but studies have proven that the methyl form is absorbed better and is more effective.
- Needed for making use of protein
- Helps blood carry oxygen, therefore making it essential for energy
- Needed for synthesis of DNA
- Essential for nerves
- Deals with tobacco smoke and other toxins
Top foods containing Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 Assessment
Score 1 point for each symptom that you experience on a REGULAR basis.
_______ Poor hair condition
_______ Eczema or dermatitis
_______ Mouth over-sensitive to heat or cold
_______ Anxiety or tension
_______ Lack of energy
_______ Tender or sore muscles
_______ Pale skin
Total Vitamin B12 Score _______
If you scored 2 or more points you need this nutrient. Please look over the list of foods containing B12. Over the next few weeks try to include these foods in our diet.