B Complex #12 supports energy production and healthy neurological function.* Unlike many multi-B vitamins, it contains the active forms of eight water-soluble B vitamins.*
B-Complex #12 offers a complete vitamin B complex, with added vitamin B-12 and folate. Supplementing with the active forms of the B vitamins is extremely important to everyone, especially individuals who might not be able to convert non-active B vitamins to their active forms in the liver because of compromised liver function, poorly functioning enzymes, digestive disorders, or increasing age.* Vitamin B12 and folate are necessary for normal red blood cell formation, tissue and cellular repair, normal methylation and homocysteine metabolism, and DNA synthesis.* Thorne's B-Complex #12 supplies the active form of vitamin B12 – methylcobalamin – as well as the active form of folate – 5-MTHF. The other bioactive forms of the B vitamins in each capsule ensures you will get the most bioavailable vitamin B complex available.* B-Complex #12 is not derived from yeast.
Most of the B vitamins, with the exception of vitamin B12, are not stored in the body; consequently, they must be acquired daily from the diet in order to maintain optimal health.*
Vitamin B12 deficiency can be manifest with varying degrees of mental changes, such as confusion and irritability.* Certain prescription medications (for seizures, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer) can cause a deficiency of these important vitamins. The incidence of vitamin B12 and/or folate deficiency is high among the elderly. Pregnant women require an increased amount of folate for proper fetal development.* A woman who has a folate deficiency prior to pregnancy can expect that deficiency to be intensified during pregnancy.
B Complex #12 includes eight water-soluble B vitamins. Although each B vitamin is chemically distinct, they often work synergistically in various biochemical functions throughout the body – from cellular energy production, to healthy red blood cell formation, to healthy neurological function.*
A nutritional supplement that contains these active cofactors has enhanced bioavailability, ensuring the body gets the nutrients it needs.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 60
Choline (Citrate) 14mg
Folate (L-5-MTHF) 668mcg DFE
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin HCI) 40mg
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) 600mcg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 3.6mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 25mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) 80mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 45mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 3.4mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCL) 20mg
Other Ingredients: Calcium Laurate, Hypromellose Capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide
Derived From Natural Colors
Derived From Natural Flavors
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health professional.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.
5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) supplementation is not recommended concurrent with methotrexate cancer therapy, as it can interfere with methotrexate's anti-neoplastic activity; however, this folate source has not been shown to interfere with the anti-inflammatory activity of methotrexate. An individual taking methotrexate for psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis can safely take a supplement containing folate.