Vitamin B12 is present in foods of animal origin, including dairy products and eggs. Vegetarians and the elderly are especially susceptible to deficiency of this important nutrient, which may be caused by low dietary intake, inadequate bioavailability or poor absorption of B12. The age-related decrease in hydrochloric acid production can also affect B12 bioavailability.
This formula contains methylcobalamin‚ the neurologically active form of vitamin B12. It enhances the functioning of your nervous system and requires adequate amounts of gastric acid for proper absorption. It is mostly stored in the liver.