What's the difference between Active and Inactive B Vitamins?

Active, or activated, simply means that each B vitamin is in its bioavailable form.*

It's important to realize that most B vitamin supplements contain the less expensive, inactive form of each B vitamin.

Why does this matter?

Inactive forms must be converted (or "methylated") by the liver in order to become active, bioavailable forms that can be absorbed and utilized by your body.*

But because your liver can only convert them so fast, most inactive B vitamins are quickly eliminated from your body before offering many benefits.*

But that's not the only problem...

  • As you age, your body's ability to convert inactive B vitamins to their active usable form becomes less and less.*
  • Some individuals are pre-disposed and have trouble absorbing B vitamins making it critical to have the active, readily-available form.*
  • Stress, medications, caffeine, sugar, and refined carbohydrates deplete B vitamins, increasing your body's requirement.*
Description Active Form Inactive Form
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Thiamine Mononitrate and Thiamin diphosphate Thiamin
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) Riboflavin-5-phosphate and Flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) Flavin mononucleotide (FMN)
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Niacinamide none
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) Pantothenic acid none
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxal-5-phosphate (P5P) Pyridoxine hydrochloride
Vitamin B7 (Biotin) Biotin none
Vitamin B9 (Folate) Folate Folic Acid
Vitamin B12 Methylcobalamin Cyanocobalamin


That's why Jigsaw Health provides you Jigsaw Activated B w/SRT® -- the conversion is already done for you, so your body gets the B vitamins it needs in the forms you can use instantly.*

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