Genestra BrandsActive Chewable B12 (no Methylfolate)

$ 20.50

Vitamin B12 formula • Includes methylcobalamin, the active form of vitamin B12 • Helps in the formation of red blood cells • Assists in the metabolism of proteins, fat and carbohydrates • Helps to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency Chewable tablets with a natural cherry flavour • Great taste for improved patient compliance ACTIVE Chewable B12 supports red blood cell formation and macronutrient metabolism with a concentrated dose (1000 mcg) of methylcobalamin, the body-s preferred active form of vitamin B12. B12-de_ciency is one of the most common causes of nutrient-related anemia, especially among the elderly, with an estimated 11% of anemia cases in adults 65+ being B12-related.1 Vegan diets2 and metformin usage are also associated with increased risk of B12 deficiency.3 Based on a meta-analysis of available studies, the 2013 Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series concluded that oral B12 supplementation is as effective as parenteral B12 supplementation in patients with confirmed B12 deficiency.4 02165 NPN 80031927 REFERENCES 1. Guralnik JM, Eisenstaedt RS, Ferrucci L, Klein HG, Woodman RC. Prevalence of anemia in persons 65 years and older in the United States: evidence for a high rate of unexplained anemia. Blood. 2004; 104: 2263-2268 2. Gilsing AMJ et al. Serum concentrations of vitamin B12 and folate in British male omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans: results from a Cross-sectional analysis of the EPIC-Oxford cohort study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010 September ; 64(9): 933-939 3. Mazokopakis EE, Starakis IK. Recommendations for diagnosis and management of metformin-induced vitamin B12 (Cbl) deficiency. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2012; 359-367 4. Health Quality Ontario. Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Function: An Evidence-Based Analysis.Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series. 2013; 13(23) 1-45

SKU: B12 Active Chewable 60 tabs Category: