Vitamin B12, also called Cobalamin, is part of the B vitamin family. Our bodies need to consume B12 each day to maintain our health but, as we can only absorb a small amount of it in our food , taking vitamin B12 supplements can often be a great way to ensure that we are getting enough.
B12 is one of the most important vitamins we need for our nervous system function and energy levels. It is essential to generating the chemicals that make red blood cells, which helps to oxygenerate your body. B12 also helps to protect against nerve damage.
There are many physical and mental health benefits to taking B12:
- Gives you energy
- Combats fatigue
- Improves brain function
- Helps reduce depression
- Protects against Heart disease
- Assists with frequency of asthma attacks
- Essential for healthy hair, nails and skin.
- May assist with allergy reductions.
B12 occurs naturally in red meat, eggs and fish so people who don`t consume those foods may choose to take a supplement for B12 to avoid deficiency, also those that are Gluten Free often chose to take a folic acid supplement also as folic acid must be combined for it to be processed which is naturally occuring in flour.
B12 is also vegan friendly.
For further information please call to book an assessment.
Vitamin B12 consultation is charged at £45, inclusive of treatment.