Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
What is Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12, which is also commonly referred to as cobalamin, is one of eight essential B vitamins. The B vitamins also include thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid and biotin. Cobalamin, like all B vitamins are crucial to the human body. They are essential for a healthy liver, hair, skin and nails. They are also essential to help the body’s cells product energy. Vitamin B12 is also essential for producing new DNA, red blood cells, hormones and fats. Fish, eggs, meats and dairy products are all good sources of vitamin B12. Because vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin, it should be consumed on a regular basis. If you feel you are not eating enough of these foods, you may be deficient in vitamin B12 and supplementation may be necessary.
Buying Vitamin B12 Supplements
At Evergreen.ie, we stock an extensive range of B-complex vitamins available in a number of forms including tablets, capsules, liquid and sprays. Vitamin B12 can also be supplemented on its own.