Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble substance that can be adequately be taken only in the food of animal origins such as meat, fish, liver, egg, and milk. Not only, Vitamin B12 is essential for mental and physical well-being, it is also needed for contributing to normal energy-yielding metabolism that contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Vitamin B12 together with folate contributes to normal blood formation. Vitamin B12 promotes also the normal functioning of the nervous system and normal psychological functions being important for memory.
The need for vitamin B12 is increased in a strict vegan diet and when using some medicines. People suffering from atrophic gastritis may develop vitamin B12 deficiency due to malabsorption of the vitamin.
Vitamin B12 is also well absorbed on the mucous membranes of the mouth if a supplement contains a high amount of vitamin. In order to to ensure maximum absorption of Vitamin B12, let VITABALANS Vitamin B12 1000 mcg lozenges slowly dissolve in the mouth.
A food supplement is not a substitution for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.