Ingredient Spotlight: Methylcobalamin B12


Ingredient Spotlight: Methylcobalamin B12 Ingredient Spotlight: Methylcobalamin B12

Our bodies need a range of vitamins to stay healthy and perform at their best. One such essential vitamin is B12. Let’s take a look at B12, particularly its methylcobalamin form, and why it made its way into a Kyäni favorite.

What is cobalamin B12?

B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that’s crucial for proper blood cell formation and overall health. Among its primary functions, B12 works in tandem with vitamin B9, also known as folate, to maintain cellular health.

Methylcobalamin, also known as methyl B12, is one of four types of B12. This specific form is naturally occurring and more bioavailable. Other forms of B12, like cyanocobalamin, must be converted in the body to methylcobalamin before it can be used. 

Benefits of Methylcobalamin B12

This key vitamin plays an essential role in vital body functions, including red blood cell development, metabolism, and DNA production. Additionally, B12 supports normal cognitive function and nervous system health. It is also beneficial for bone health, skin health, eye health, and even energy.

How to Get B12 in Your Diet

Methylcobalamin is found naturally in certain foods, including beef, chicken, fish, eggs, Greek yogurt, and milk. It can also be added to foods such as fortified cereals and nutritional yeast.

Because this form is more often found in animal products, plant-based diets alone may lack sufficient B12. Fortunately, B12 is also available as a supplement, with methylcobalamin being the optimal form due to its increased bioavailability, which means it is better absorbed by the body.

Kyäni Products and Methylcobalamin B12

No matter your diet or lifestyle, Kyäni has the perfect way to help you get your daily dose of B12 (along with dozens of other essential nutrients). Enter Kyäni Sunrise®.

Sunrise’s superfood-powered formula features vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to deliver a wide range of valuable health benefits, including support for cell health, immune function, energy, cognition, heart health, and much more.

DISCLAIMER: This information relies upon scientific research on certain ingredients in Kyäni products. None of the studies examined Kyäni products specifically, and there is not necessarily a relationship between the results of these studies and any Kyäni product. Neither the studies nor the statements and products referenced here have been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Kyäni products are not intended to, and do not, diagnose, treat, cure, prevent, or mitigate any disease or condition.

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