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Created on: 01/22/14 06:19 PM Views: 491 Replies: 1
B12
Posted Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Dear Ms. Levin, What is your take on Cyanocobalamin Versus Methylcobalamin

Se comment below and web references.

Action item: If you have any vitamin B-12 supplements, check the ingredients label right now to see what form of vitamin B-12 they contain. If they contain cyanocobalamin, throw them out!

Cyanocobalamin is a cheap, synthetic chemical made in a laboratory. It's virtually impossible for you to find this form in nature. Low-end vitamin manufacturers use it because it can be bought in bulk and added to products with claims that they "contain vitamin B-12!" What they don't tell you is that the vitamin is bound to a toxic, poisonous cyanide molecule that must then be removed from your body by your liver. Cyanocobalamin is also up to 100 times cheaper than the higher quality methylcobalamin which we'll talk about below.

from: http://www.naturalnews.com/032766_cyanocobalamin_vitamin_B-12.html#ixzz2rAgh5oa7

http://www.dadamo.com/B2blogs/blogs/index.php/2004/02/07/cyanocobalamin-versus-methylcobalamin?blog=27

RE: B12
Posted Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 7:02 PM

They are both better than no B12 - that is for absolute certain. However, if you are not restricted by any financial or accessibility barriers, then methyl-cobalamin might be the better choice.

Susan Levin, MS, RD
PCRM Director of Nutrition Education


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