What is Swanson Vitamin B12?
Swanson is a renowned supplier of premium nutritional, supplementary health products and Swanson Vitamin B12 is part of their premium supplement range. With over 40 years of invested experience into their objective to promote wellness in the world, Vitamin B12 capsules was added to their range by using the most modern techniques available.
Vitamin B12 also known as cobalamin was discovered more recently than many other vitamins in the spectrum. It was in the 1940s that Vitamin B12 was identified as curing pernicious anaemia, a potentially fatal disease in older adults. Today Vitamin B12 is widely recognised for its role in red blood cell production, nerve protection and in the production of DNA and RNA.
Obtaining Vitamin B12 in your diet is relatively easy with a wide variety of food sources from animal products, fish and brewer’s yeast to cheese. Many cereals are also fortified with vitamins including Vitamin B12. In the body Vitamin B12 is stored in large amounts in the liver after a complicated absorption process. However after the age of 50 lower levels of stomach acid, essential to the process, could lead to deficiencies although due to reserves it may take several years for the shortfall to develop.
Choosing a supplement like Swanson Vitamin B12 will help you ensure your stores do not deplete and keep your body running with optimum efficiency. You can rely on Swanson Health Products to give you regulated supplements of Vitamin B12 with the highest standards of quality, purity and potency, and at a price that suits your pocket.
What is Swanson Vitamin B12 used for?
Vitamin B12 has an essential and important role in the body in cell replication, red blood cell production, maintains the protective sheath around nerves, supports the release of energy from food and has an important role in the production of DNA and RNA, the genetic material in cells.
Choosing to take Swanson Vitamin B12 supplements as part of your healthy diet could bring the following benefits to your health:
- May help to prevent anaemia by stimulating red blood cell production.
- Lower your risk of heart disease by working with folic acid to help the body process homocysteine.
- Support for your nervous system, which may benefit diabetics with associated symptoms of nerve pain, numbness and tingling feelings.
- Could help to alleviate depression by working with a compound that helps to make serotonin.
- Keeps your immune system working effectively.
What is the recommended dose of Swanson Vitamin B12?
Swanson recommends that you take one capsule per day with water.
One Swanson Vitamin B12 capsule contains 500mcg of Vitamin B-12 USP (as cyanocobalamin), representing 8,333% of your daily value.
Other ingredients include: Rice flour, gelatin, magnesium stearate.
Not suitable for vegetarians.
Natural therapies carry a risk of contraindications when combined with various health treatments and conditions. If you are already taking any other health products including those for diabetes, nerve conditions or depression then it is ESSENTIAL you discuss the use of supplements with your healthcare assistant first.
If you notice any changes in your health or new symptoms, then stop use and seek medical attention. For safety, keep all medicines out of reach of children.
Do not exceed the recommended dose; if you suspect an overdose, take medical advice.