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Is vitamin b-17 safe?

Is vitamin b-17 safe?

Yes: There have been a couple of deaths from the cyanide but these were extreme cases. The danger is to your wallet, your dignity, and your possibly neglecting other interventions. This is the old, utterly cynical laetrile fraud in which stuff from apricot pits was renamed "vitamin b-17" -- no law prevents me from selling pinecones as "vitamin 18", talking conspiracy, and making fantastic claims. ...Read more

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What are vitamin b shots for?

What are vitamin b shots for?

Often Money&Placebo: Apologize for the negativity, but b vitamin is not 1 but a group of vitamins, b1, b2, b3, b5, b6, b7, B9 & B12 (others turned to be variations of this list). Look up b vitamins on http://en. Wikipedia. Org for overview. Like all vitamins, they are widely available in most foods; why we have not maintained typically just 1 gene needed for a single protein enzyme to make them out of whatever we eat. ...Read more

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How much vitamin b is to much?

How much vitamin b is to much?

Which Vitamin B?: Vitamin b is not a single vitamin but a group including b1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, Folic Acid ; biotin. B6 may be toxic at doses of 200 mg/day. The others are generally considered non-toxic. Some report benefits of up to 2000 mg/day of b3 ; b5 ; those doses appear to be safe. There's no known need for more than 100 mg of b1 or b2/day. Potential benefits of up to 10 mg of folate (folic acid) ; 20 mg of biotin. High B12 is safe. ...Read more

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Can you take too many b vitamins?

Yes: In some cases, too much b6 and Folic Acid can be toxic. Generally no problems if under 25 mg b6 and 800 mg Folic Acid per day. ...Read more

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What foods have a lot of vitamin b?

What foods have a lot of vitamin b?

Sources of Vitamin B: Vitamin B1 in Whole-grain, enriched, fortified products; bread; cereals Vitamin B2 in Milk, bread products, fortified cereals Vitamin B3 in Meat, fish, poultry, enriched and whole grain breads, fortified cereals Vitamin B5 in Chicken, beef, potatoes, oats, cereals, tomatoes Vitamin B6 in Fortified cereals, fortified soy products, chickpeas, potatoes, organ meats Vit B12 in Fish, poultry, cereal ...Read more

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Why do b vitamins make me feel a buzz?

Why do b vitamins make me feel a buzz?

Maybe something else: Why are you taking b vitamins? What else is in the supplement? It it a USP certified product so you know exactly what is in the product. Are you taking too much. If you need vitamin bs, get them from whole foods. Stop supplementing. ...Read more

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How much I can take b-vitamins in a day?

How much I can take b-vitamins in a day?

Depends: B vitamins are your stress vitamin s. If you feel the need to take some I would take a complex with a variety like a b 50 or 100. ...Read more

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Is there a need for b vitamins after 55?

Is there a need for b vitamins after 55?

Yes: Vitamin levels start to decrease in our bodies over time due to age, stress, medical conditions, poor diet (since most americans do not eat well), trauma, and from medications that prevent absorption. So yes, take a b complex to help you. You can also get your doctor to check you levels. Aim for higher levels rather than the bottom of the normal range. You will feel better. ...Read more

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Is vitamin b helpful in weight reduction?

Is vitamin b helpful in weight reduction?

Vitamin B Weight Los: The best way to reduce weight is to reduce your calories and increase your exercise. Everything else is much less important despite the promotions, advertisements, and quackery suggesting magic bullets in order to lose weight. In addition, your diet should well balanced so that additional supplements are not needed. Work with your physician or a dietician for a diet and exercise program for you. ...Read more

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What food has a great source of vitamin b?

What food has a great source of vitamin b?

No single source: There are many different types of b vitamins. B 12 is present only on animal proteins, including dairy. Most of other vitamins are present in vegetable and meat sources, and a balanced diet rich in vegetables and fruits will provide adequate amounts. See this site for more info. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/bvitamins. Html. ...Read more

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What is the primary function of b vitamins?

Rather than reinvent: B vitamins are necessary for cellular metabolism. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/b_vitamins for more info. ...Read more

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How quick do b-vitamins change in the body?

How quick do b-vitamins change in the body?

B Vitamins: All B vitamins are water soluble and are therefore not stored up in the body and rapidly eliminated, most often by the kidney. Some B vitamins go through a metabolic process in the liver before being excreted by the kidney. It is very difficult to overdose on B vitamins because the body takes what it needs and excretes the rest rather quickly. ...Read more

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How quickly do b-vitamins change in the body?

How quickly do b-vitamins change in the body?

Depends: Thiamine deficincy sometimes responds in a few hours to replacement. This is an uncommon sitution where you have somebody who is shaky, can't move there eyes, and has profound memory problems who has not eaten properly in quite some time. We see this sometimes with skid row alcoholics. B12 deficiency responds more slowly on the order to weeks to months. ...Read more

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Could there be chewable tablets of vitamin b?

There are: Chewable forms, especially in the form of gummy vitamins, are out there. Most are in the children's vitamin section. ...Read more

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Which food has the highest amounts of b-vitamins?

Which food has the highest amounts of b-vitamins?

Varies: The b vitamins include thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, (folic acid) b6, vb12, biotin and pantothenic acid. Some foods are especially good sources of just one b vitamin, while other foods contain several of the b's. Luckily, b vits are widely distributed throughout the food supply, so if you're eating a varied, balanced diet that includes foods from all food groups, you're most likely getting what you need. ...Read more

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What can I do to get a more vitamin b-17 rich diet?

What can I do to get a more vitamin b-17 rich diet?

This is a scam: There is no such vitamin. An extract of apricot pits, sold as laetrile, was the most lucrative of all phony cancer remedies and despite the whole business having gone to the supreme court, it's still being peddled among "spiritual" and "socially conservative" people. Over 100 people made over a million dollars each off desperate cancer patients. Stay away from these criminals. ...Read more