Thorne Research B-Complex # 12 is one of the most popular and the most concentrated vitamin supplements from this manufacturer. It offers a full complex of water soluble B group vitamins with the addition of choline, necessary for the proper operation of almost all areas of the body. The product has been enriched with a powerful dose of vitamin b12, which enhances neuroprotective processes, allowing the proper functioning of the central nervous system.
Most of the B vitamins are not stored by the body, therefore they must be purchased daily from the diet in order to maintain optimal health. Thorne Research B-complex # 6 contains the optimal balance of essential B vitamins enriched with a powerful dose of vitamin B6.
B-Complex # 12 includes:
Thiamine / vitamin B1 - which can help convert carbohydrates into useful energy for the body.
Riboflavin / vitamin B2 - which is transformed into its active form called riboflavone-5'-phosphate, which the body uses to produce energy.
Niacin / vitamin B3 - which can support healthy energy transfers between cells. It can also affect the healthy metabolism of glucose, fat and alcohol. In addition, it can also support healthy cholesterol levels.
Pyridoxine HCl and pyridoxine 5'-phosphate / vitamin B6 - which can positively affect amino acids and fat metabolism. Together with vitamin B5, it can also support the synthesis of neurotransmitters and hemoglobin. In addition, B6 also plays a role in gluconeogenesis, the formation of glucose from sources other than carbohydrates.
5-MTHF (folate) - Biologically active form of folate. is much more effective than folic acid, which is a synthetically oxidized form of folate. L-Methylfolate provides maximum support for both cardiovascular health and cognitive functions. It is recommended to combine supplementation of 5-MTHF with methylcobalamin (B12) and vitamin B6.
Vitamin B12 - which is essential for the proper activity of nerve cells and promotes the health of the heart. The B-Complex # 12 product contains the largest dose of b12 vitamins from all available supplements on the market.
Biotin - which plays a role in the metabolism of fatty acids. It also plays a role in maintaining metabolic homeostasis or balance between many unique chemical pathways and body processes.
Pantothenic acid / vitamin B5 - which can support the synthesis of hemoglobin, hormones, neurotransmitters and oxidation of carbohydrates and fatty acids.
Choline - a compound from the betaine group, helps in the proper functioning of the liver and participates in the metabolism of fat. Increases homocysteine metabolism. It is a substrate for the production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is responsible for memory, concentration and the ability to think analytically.
Supplementation with active forms of vitamin B is important for everyone, especially for people whose liver may not be able to convert inactive forms of vitamin B into their active forms due to liver dysfunction, poorly functioning enzymes, digestive disorders, age or diseases.
Take one capsule twice daily or as directed by your doctor or dietitian.