What Is Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin. It helps with nerve and blood cell health while also playing a role in DNA synthesis. While we usually get it through animal-based or fortified foods, digestive challenges that come with aging can affect absorption. Maintain healthy levels with B12 supplementation.
Vegetarians and the elderly tend to be the ones most challenged with maintaining healthy levels of vitamin B12.
Vitamin B12 is present in foods of animal origin, including dairy products and eggs. Vegetarians and the elderly are especially susceptible to deficiency of this important nutrient, which may be caused by low dietary intake, inadequate bioavailability or poor absorption of B12. The age-related decrease in hydrochloric acid production can also affect B12 bioavailability.
To overcome obstacles to vitamin B12 absorption, the Institute of Medicine recommended in 1998 that vitamin B12-fortified foods (such as fortified ready-to-eat breakfast cereals) and supplements containing vitamin B12 be used by older adults to help meet their B12 requirement.
More recent research shows that supplementing with B12, even at moderate doses, can improve both B12 and folate status in older individuals.
Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, works synergistically with vitamin B6 and folate to convert homocysteine into the amino acid methionine. This helps to maintain healthy levels of homocysteine, an emerging marker of cardiovascular, neurological and general health.
Dosage and Use
Dissolve in mouth or chew one (1) lozenge daily, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Mapleherbs.in provides and delivers a wide range of health and wellness products such as vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements in the most efficient and effective manner.
We don't sell off-the-shelf products; we source all our products from their respective distributor / manufacturer. All the products are processed and shipped from USA to India, within 5 business days after you place an order, to make sure it is latest, authentic and genuine, unless the product is backordered (Out of Stock). Please note that we do not ship on Saturdays and Sundays.
The total delivery time for your order is the period of time from when you place your order until the time you receive it. It is comprised of two parts: the processing time and the shipping time.
The time from when you submit your order to when the item leaves our warehouse in the USA. In most cases, this is 4-5 business days. Please keep in mind that these timelines are estimates and may sometimes take a little longer based on stock availability and transit time.
The time from when the item leaves our warehouse (in New York, USA) to when it arrives at your door (address in India). In most cases, this is 15-20 days
Some items may be readily available at our India warehouse- in that case, orders for those items will be fulfilled through our supply chain partner hubs located across the country in an expedited manner.
We ship all our orders through our Standard Shipping partners- Delhivery and DTDC. Depending on your delivery pincode, we choose the fastest shipping carrier for you. Delivery typically can take up to 15-20 business days from the order date. At the time of delivery, you may be asked to share a OTP (one-time password), which you will previously receive on your registered mobile number. This process is implemented to make sure that your order does not end up in the wrong hands.
The item price is inclusive of Import duty for all orders, hence Import duty is prepaid- you don’t have to pay anything extra at the time of delivery. The item price excludes 18% GST (Goods & Service Tax); hence your final order amount will be Product price+18% GST on pan India basis. The shipping and handling fee for your order is on us.
We are currently not providing any Expedited Shipping Service, because the delivery time includes International shipping time (from the USA to India) and Custom Clearance time, which honestly we have no control of.
We are currently not fulfilling any international orders. However, we have plans to expand our outreach in the near future. Information about the same will be made available on this website.
We take care of your concerns while you order at Mapleherbs.in - you are requested to immediately get in touch with us, if you have received wrong or damaged products. All discrepancies must be reported to us within 2 days of the delivery of the order.
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If you are not satisfied with what you have bought, we'll gladly take it back. However, we do not facilitate returns for such cases –
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