Thorne Research, B-Complex #12, 60 Capsules
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Thorne Research, B-Complex #12, 60 Capsules
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Shipping Weight:0.12 lbsSwitch to Metric units
- Product Code: THR-11203
- UPC Code: 693749112037
- Package Quantity: 60 Count
2 x 2 x 3.9 in, 0.1 lbsSwitch to Metric units
- Dietary Supplement
- Gluten Free
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 two active forms of vitamin B12 – adenosylcobalamin and methylcobalamin – as well as the two active forms of folate – folinic acid and 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: thiamin (vitamin B1); riboflavin/riboflavin 5'-phosphate (vitamin B2); niacinamide (vitamin B3); pantothenic acid (vitamin B5); pyridoxine/pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin B6); methyl- and adenosylcobalamin (vitamin B12); folinic acid and 5-MTHF (folate); and biotin; plus choline. 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.
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, microcrystalline cellulose, calcium laurate, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Each Capsule Contains:||% Daily Value|
|Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl)||40 mg||3,333%|
|Riboflavin (25 mg as Riboflavin and 3.6 mg as Riboflavin 5' - Phosphate Sodium)||28.6 mg||2,200%|
|Niacin (as Niacinamide)||80 mg||500%|
|Vitamin B6 (20 mg as Pyridoxine HCl and 3.4 mg as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)||23.4 mg||1,376%|
|Folate (200 mcg as Calcium Folinate and |
200 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate†
from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid,
|668 mcg DFE||167%|
|Vitamin B12 (300 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 300 mcg as Methylcobalamin)||600 mcg||25,000%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate)||45 mg||900%|
|Choline (as Choline Citrate)||14 mg||3%|
|Daily Value (DV) |
†This product uses Gnosis S.p.A's L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt (Quatrefolic).
Good B Complex
Good B Complex
Recommended by "Drug Muggers" author as one of the best B complexes on the market b/c it has Vit B12 in a form that your body can convert and use easily (methyl and adeno). Works well with my body and needs. Highly recommend it!
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Posted by adechamplain on March 3 2018 | Verified Purchase
I was having the Basic B complex from Thorne but this turns out to be much better for me. I was getting some flushing from the other complex and the doses in this one is much better for me. Very happy
Posted by iHerb Customer on March 1 2018 | Verified Purchase
Great B complex! Does its job! Recommend
iHerb failure to make clear that import duties are going to be charged by customer
Posted by iHerb Customer on January 27 2018 | Verified Purchase
iHerb has engaged in very misleading sales, where I am now being asked to pay what amounts to an additional 50% of my bill for import duty to bring the product into the UK. This should have been made clear at checkout (when you pick country for delivery, for example). I'll never use this company again, and have passed this on to the people who recommended the company.
Posted by iHerb Customer on December 21 2017 | Verified Purchase
I have been taking these for a while now. I also buy them for my 92 year old mother-in-law. They work well for both of us. We really notice the difference if we don't take them for a while.
not so sure.
Posted by Asiel1 on October 20 2017 | Verified Purchase
These work well. However, they have an oddly metallic medicine taste. They remind me of Flinstone's vitamins, and not in a good nostalgic way. To make matters worse, they gave me heartburn so they kept on coming back. Will not be buying again.