I’ve heard that B12 shots can help you lose weight, is this true?
Vitamin B12 or cobalamin, is an essential vitamin used for cell replication, red blood cell formation and the production of DNA and RNA. It also helps convert food into energy in the body but there is no link between this vitamin and weight loss. However, many people who receive B12 injections feel more energized and may exercise more which could lead to weight loss.
Does eating after 7p.m. cause weight gain?
Many people, especially celebrities, claim not to eat after the dinner hour. The thought behind this concept is that you are less active in the evening and so you should consume less calories because you’re body will not be using them and they will be stored as fat. However, this is a misconception. As long as you aren’t exceeding your calorie limit for the day you can eat up until the time you get into bed without gaining weight. And in fact, eating small amounts every few hours helps keep your metabolism g...
Most people these days don’t relate their mood or psychological health to their diet. However, as I’ve written about in previous postings, brain health can and is affected by what you put into your physical body on a daily basis. It’s extremely important that you are getting enough of the vital nutrients your body needs to keep you healthy both physically and mentally. In particular, psychological problems such as depression are often treated with prescription drugs without looking into nutritional deficiencies that could be at the root cause. One such deficiency that I’d like to talk about in detail, based on my own experience and subsequently increased knowledge of, is Vitamin B-12.
As many who read my postings know, I am primarily vegan and at a higher risk for deficiency in B-12. However, because I live in Argentina where I can’t obtain good quality, absorbable supplement forms of B-12, I was not surprised to find out that I was deficient...
Generic Name: CYANOCOBALAMIN - INJECTION Pronounced: (SYE-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min) Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B-12) Inj Precautions
Before using cyanocobalamin, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to cobalt; or if you have any other
allergies. Your doctor may recommend that you receive a smaller test dose
before starting your regular dose. This product may contain inactive
ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your
pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
low potassium blood levels (hypokalemia)
a certain blood disorder (polycythemia vera)
a certain eye disease (Leber's disease)
other vitamin/mineral deficiencies (especially folic acid and
This product may contain aluminum, which can infrequently
build up to dangerous levels in the body. The risk may be increased ...
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