Posted by Team Jigsaw on January 03, 2017
What You Ought to Know About B-Vitamins...
B-vitamins consist of 8 individual water-soluble vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, Folate and Biotin. These 8 B-vitamins are often sold combined as a "B-Complex".
But, there are several important things you ought to know about B-vitamins before you start (or continue) taking a B-complex supplement...
B-vitamins are used by every cell in the body (particularly nerve cells), every second of the day and night.*
They are essential to many critical functions in the body, like breaking down carbohydrates for energy, and breaking down fats and proteins for nervous system function and muscle tone (1).*
Since B-vitamins are water-soluble, your body cannot store them, meaning they are quickly excreted through urination.
And because your body needs B-vitamins every second of every day, it can be difficult to get enough through diet alone.
There are several common factors that deplete and destroy B-vitamins, such as:
Highly processed foods
Farming foods from depleted soils (2,3)
Most B-vitamin supplements contain "inactive" forms of the 8 different B-vitamins. Inactive B-vitamins require conversion by the liver before they can be utilized by your body. And, your liver can only convert them so fast, often leading to the majority of them being eliminated (offering little to no benefit).
Also, when massive quantities of B-vitamins are released into your body all at once, unfriendly bacteria in your digestive system may use them as a food source causing you to feel worse.*
Jigsaw Health carefully and thoughtfully formulated the Jigsaw Activated B w/SRT to provide your body the B-vitamin benefits while avoiding the draw backs...
Jigsaw Activated B w/SRT uses only the active and bioavailable forms of each B-vitamin combined with our proprietary Sustained Release Technology (w/SRT®) to provide a steady balanced stream of B vitamins rather than flooding the system all at once.*
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Sources: 1) Obikoya, Dr. George. "B Vitamins - Energy." B Vitamins : The Energy Vitamins. Vitamins-Nutrition.Org, n.d. Web. 29 Dec. 2016. 2) McClees, Healther. "The Importance of B Vitamins for Your Health and The Best Plant-Based Sources to Eat." One Green Planet, n.d. Web. 29 Dec. 2016. 3) Amerman, Don. "What Are the Vitamin B Robbers?" Healthy Eating | SF Gate. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Dec. 2016.