A vitamin important for the normal formation of red blood cells and the health of the nerve tissues. It is also important in helping with the energy levels in your body.
My friend asked me if Vitamin B12 would help her as she was feeling tired and exhausted all the time. She sleeps well at night but still feels tired. So tired that she can hardly drag herself through the day. She was pushing herself through every activity, still being productive, but not like her normal energetic self. We got to talking about vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body nerves and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA the genetic materials of the cells. Vitamin B12 also helps to prevent types of anemia.
The human body produces millions of red blood cells every minute. These cells cannot multiply properly without vitamin B-12. The production of red blood cells reduces if vitamin B-12 levels are too low. Anemia can occur if the red blood cell count drops.
Women who don’t get enough vitamin B12 may have a higher risk of giving birth to a baby with potentially disabling or fatal birth defects.
Vitamin B12 appears to have an effect on bone-building cells.
In the big world of nutrition, eyesight is often left behind by more mainstream concerns, such as weight loss or maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. But that doesn’t mean your eyes don’t feel the effects of diet – just the opposite, really. Your eyes are delicate organs and require a mix of nutrients to function optimally. Vitamin B12 is among them, though researchers are still learning more about its exact role in keeping the eyes healthy.
This vitamin has been known to boost mood and energy and reduce depression, taking a good B-complex daily (at least 10 mg) can help with ensuring good levels are maintained.
Vitamin B12 deficiency has been associated with memory loss, especially in older adults. The vitamin may play a role in preventing brain atrophy, which is the loss of neurons in the brain and often associated with memory loss or dementia.
If you look at the list, I don’t see anything that’s actually a vegetable.
The only “vegetables” or non-meat food sources are things that are “fortified” like packaged cereals etc… so be away that this is a nutrient that supplementing may be important for if you ware on a strictly vegan diet.
Vitamin B 12 is a water-soluble vitamin and is absorbed by the intestinal walls. It is not very well digested through the stomach therefore the best way to take your vitamin B12 is in a liquid or dissolvable tablet under the tongue. That way the vitamin goes directly into the bloodstream.
Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that plays many essential roles in your body. The RDI for vitamin B12 ranges from 2.4 mcg for adults to 2.8 mcg for breastfeeding women. Most people meet these needs through diet alone, but older adults, people on strict plant-based diets, and those with digestive disorders may benefit from supplements, though dosages vary based on individual needs.
We do have a good quality Vitamin B12 if that is something you are looking for on the Powerline Health website: Sub-dissolve B 12
I hope this has been helpful information in your day. Don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any questions.
Until Next time – this is Nurse Mary – Be Well!
MCT (Medium-Length Chains) oil is a supplement often added to smoothies, bulletproof coffee, and salad dressings. As the name suggests, medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil contains medium-length chains of fats called triglycerides. Due to their shorter length, MCTs are easily digested and many health benefits are linked to the way your body processes these fats.
I have been adding MCT Oil to my Power Coffee, smoothies and salad dressings. I really like it – it is super slippery, doesn’t have a strong coconut scent and overall I like it.
MCT oil is most commonly extracted from coconut oil, as more than 50% of the fat in coconut oil comes from MCTs. These fats are also found in many other foods, such as palm oil and dairy products.
MCT oil has been shown to increase the release of two hormones that promote the feeling of fullness in the body: peptide YY and leptin. For this reason they are beneficial in weight loss.
MCT oil can help optimize the growth of good bacteria and support the gut lining, which could also help you lose weight.
Some of us wake up drained
Some of us wake up re-charged.
Dopamine – Functions include: Pleasure, Fine Motor Skills and Preservation of our body.
Oxytocin – Known as the maternal hormone, but also arises when we have physical contact with another human.
Serotonin – A mood regulator related to happiness. Lowered levels are noted in people with depression.
Endorphins – Reduces pain, boosts pleasure and overall gives us a feeling of wellbeing.
Cortisol – This chemical controls your fight or flight and can leave you feeling fearful and drained if not managed. It also manages blood sugar, metabolism & inflammation.
We need to learn how to trigger these different hormones because they charge up our batteries to enhance our creativity and critical thinking.
Being able to do this sets us up to develop skills.
Put yourself in positive surroundings – a walk, pleasant places in nature, calm spaces, images that lift you up. We have identified 4 things that may help to inspire you in your day, and in your life.
Break your pattern of routine and do something that is adventurous to you. A walk, a bike ride… or something even more intense. What is something you can do physically to activate your brain, your body, and your breath? Those things energize you and open you to new ideas and thoughts.
Get outside your norm and go somewhere completely different from your typical routine. They are good for you even if you have to schedule your adventure out for a future time in your life. Make those bucket lists. Those are some of the things that will enrich your life.
Be inspired by visiting places where people from history thrived. These are archives of great accomplishments.
Even though they are from the past they can still inspire you to look forward. These people just lived their lives, they didn’t know that they were shaping history.
Wake your kids on the right side of the bed with this energizing diffuser blend. The sweet aromas of Tangerine and Lime blend perfectly with the minty, fresh scent of Spearmint for a perfect morning aroma.
Place in your favorite diffuser.
Only boring people get bored. Stay interesting with doTERRA Passion Touch – it counteracts feelings of boredom and disinterest!
Let doTERRA Passion Touch Essential oil take over.
Passion Touch helps to rekindle feelings of excitement.
Herbal essential oils in this blend includes: Fractionated Coconut Oil, Cardamom Seed, Cinnamon Bark, Ginger Root, Clove Bud, Sandalwood Wood, Jasmine Flower Absolute, Vanilla Bean Absolute, Damiana Leaf.
Tangerine essential oil is a popular and flavorful addition to desserts and drinks from water to fruit smoothies.
Use Tangerine in any recipe calling for citrus fruits, or try adding 2–3 drops as a flavoring in your favorite cake or cookie recipes.
Tangerine has a long history of use in Chinese culture and herbal health practices. The essential oil supports healthy digestion and metabolism.*
Tangerine has a sweet, tangy aroma, similar to other citrus oils, that is uplifting. Tangerine is known for its cleansing properties, and for supporting a healthy immune and respiratory system.*
Tangerine essential oil can be used to help soothe anxious feelings and manage stress. A popular and flavorful addition to desserts and drinks—from water to fruit smoothies—Tangerine can be used in any recipe calling for citrus fruits.
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Grapefruit essential oil can provide an uplifting environment due to its invigorating and energizing aroma. Add 3 to 4 drops to your diffuser and enjoy!
I like to use 2 drops of Grapefruit in my water. What is your favorite way to use grapefruit?
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The doTERRA Introductory Kit is a great way to start with these 3 simple Oils. Lemon, Lavender, & Peppermint.
They have such a combination of properties that are helpful for so many things.
Are you new to essential oils?
Would you like fun – short videos to help you learn how easy it is to use the oils?
Here is our 1st in what we hope to be a series of videos you can share with friends and family:
If you like citrus oils (and the uplifting effects that come with them), Citrus Bliss is your oil. It’s made from the peels of wild oranges, lemons, grapefruits, mandarins, bergamots, tangerines, and clementines.
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Lemon is gentle yet strong – It energizes, improves circulation but my favorite part about Lemon is that it breaks down gunk that out bodies hold onto from processed foods, environmental toxins etc… Lemon Essential Oil allows our body to flush these things away in a yummy, gentle easy to take way.