Vitamin B12 – What you need to know
Vitamin B12 – also known as cobalamin – is an essential vitamin, that has several central functions in the body. Therefore, a sufficient intake of B12 is crucial for our health. We explain why supplementing with B12 is especially important for vegans and what B12 forms you need to look out for when choosing a supplement.
You Are What You Eat
Food supplements, dietary supplements, whatever we call them, are just that – a food. Or, at least, something that we put in our bodies with the aim of bettering ourselves in a certain way. Because of this, the European Union sets strict regulations for companies that develop these ‘food stuffs’ to ensure they aren’t selling harmful products. But is that enough? Sure, when using food supplements, we want reassurance that none of the ingredients are harmful. Yet don’t we also want to know that these things we’re trusting to help us are actually doing just that?