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Intra-Cellular Vitamin B12™

30 liquid packets (5 ml): MaxHealth Labs, Item# 16843

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  • Intra-Cellular Vitamin B12™
  • 30 liquid packets (5 ml): MaxHealth Labs
  • Item Catalog Number: 16843

Vitamin B12 is present in foods of animal origin, including dairy products and eggs. Thus, vegetarians are more susceptible to a dietary deficiency of this important nutrient.1 Likewise, vitamin B12 serum concentrations are reported to be significantly lower in elderly population groups compared to younger groups.2-5 It is estimated that 10% to 30% of individuals over the age of 50 have low stomach acid secretion6,7 which results in decreased bioavailability of vitamin B12 from food. To overcome food-bound vitamin B12 malabsorption problems, the Institute of Medicine recommends that vitamin B12-fortified foods (such as fortified ready-to-eat breakfast cereals) or supplements containing vitamin B12 be used to meet much of the requirement.8 Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, works synergistically with vitamin B6 and folate to regenerate (methylate) the amino acid methionine, which helps to maintain already healthy homocysteine levels within normal range, which is important for heart health.9-12

Liposomes are microscopic spheres that form a “bubble” to encase therapeutic agents inside a hollow space within. This allows the therapeutic agents to be protected from the destructive elements of the digestive system which enables them to be transported right to the bloodstream and cells. The use of liposomes is referred to as liposomal encapsulation within the science community.

After years of research, MaxHealth Labs introduced a proprietary supplement delivery system that utilizes liposomes. As a result of this technology, the liposomal microspheres are designed to deliver the given nutrient intracellularly to increase absorption, while preventing digestive discomfort that is sometimes associated with oral supplements.

References
1. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2007 Nov;232(10):1266-74.
2. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999;70:904-910.
3. Am J Clin Nutr. 1994;60:2-11.
4. Am J Clin Nutr. 1994;60:12-14.
5. Prev Med. 2004 Dec;39(6):1256-66.
6. JAMA. 1997 Aug 27;278(8):659-62.
7. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1986 Nov;34(11):800-6.
8. Epidemiology. 2007 May;18(3):367-8.
9. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2005;(170):325-38.
10. Altern Med Rev. 2003 Feb;8(1):7-19.
11. Lancet. 2002 Jan 19;359(9302):227-8.
12. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(1):103-9.
Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 packet (5 ml)

Servings Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving

Calories

5

Calories from fat

5

Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Total Carbohydrate

< 1 g

Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)

5,000 mcg

Phosphatidylcholine (from Non-GMO, Identity Protected (IP) Sunflower Lecithin Complex)

1,000 mg

Other ingredients: Water, Xanthum Gum (Thickening Agent), Gum Arabic (Thickening Agent), Potassium Sorbate (as Preservative), Stevia, Natural Colors and Flavors Derived from Extractives from Plants, Essential Oils, Oleoresin, Spices, Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, Barks, Buds, Roots, or Leaves.

Dosage and Use
  • Take 1 - 2 packets daily for best results.
  • Tear off notched end and squeeze directly into mouth or cold beverage.
Note

Packets can expand through time due to air from the filling proces. This does not affect the quality of the product.

Warnings