Vitamin B12

8 mcg in Essential for Women

8 mcg in Essential Prenatal

16 mcg in Essential for Women 50+

SourceBridgeport, Connecticut
FormMethylcobalamin
Found inRed meat, milk, and nori
ManufacturerAnMar International
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Vitamin B12

Benefits

Brain Function*

Nerve Function*

Energy*

Our methylcobalamin is the same form found in our food and cells. Unlike the more commonly used cyanocobalamin, methylcobalamin is the more active form of B12.

Work with each other to make DNA & RNA needed for growing cells.*

+Folate

Vitamin B12

Evidence-Based or Bust

We use nutrients backed by a significant body of research that is growing every day. Of the thousands of unaffiliated studies our in-house scientists sorted through to guide our choices, the titles below are the most relevant MVPs.

Daily intake of 4 to 7 𝜇g dietary vitamin B-12 is associated with steady concentrations of vitamin B-12-related biomarkers in a healthy young population - 2010

Aarhus University

Vegan diet. Position of the German Nutrition Society (DGE) - 2016

German Nutrition Society

Understanding Vitamin B12 - 2013

East Carolina University

The coenzymatic forms of vitamin B12: toward an understanding of their therapeutic potential - 1997

Alternative Medicine Review

Longitudinal study of the effect of pregnancy on maternal and fetal cobalamin status in healthy women and their offspring - 2007

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

There are 15,168 studies on Vitamin B12 and counting

Substantiation is a living, breathing thing. We are constantly reviewing new research. Have a study you think we should take a look at? Send it our way: research@ritual.com