Gastric banding.  Gastric sleeve.  Roux-en-Y bypass.  There are in increasing number of procedures available that fall under the category of bariatric surgery.  This is also increasing coverage for the procedures by insurance if certain criteria are met.  Roux-en-Y is the most common form of surgery used.  But are these procedures safe? Let’s get one thing […]

What Form of Vitamin B12 are You Taking? 4 Tips You Need to Know

What kind of vitamin B12 are you taking? Cyanocobalamin is the most common form, but it’s also the worst form. This is a great way to tell if your multivitamin is a good quality product or a piece of worthless junk. If your B12 is in the cyanocobalamin form (you’ll likely have to look at the […]

How Much Vitamin B12 Should You Take? B12 Blood Test Info

Vitamin B12 is pretty darn important to our health, but how much vitamin B12 should you take? Better yet, is there a B12 blood test to see if you are deficient? Vitamin B12 is a critically important nutrient.  It is involved in a process called methylation along with folic acid and vitamin B6.  Methylation is […]