Vegetarian diets lack B12. Pure Vegan Vitamin B12 spray is directly absorbed into the body.
Functions: Needed for digestion, absorption of foods, synthesis of protein and metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. Promotes growth and development by protecting nerve endings. Also has been sown to promote regulated sleep patterns.
Absorption: A gastrointestinal protein Intrinsic factor is necessary for B12 absorption. Anticoagulant drugs & ptassium supplements may block absorption.
Natural Sources: eggs, cleams, herring, kidney liver, mackerel, milk, dairy products, brewers yeast & sea vegetables ( nori, kelp, kombu, dulse.)
Symptoms of B12 deficiency: constipation, depression, digestive disorders, headaches, irritability, moodiness, ringing in ears & memory loss.
Side note: Taking a B12 supplement the morning after a few drinks will greatly improve hangover symptoms. I promise!