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Vitamin C and B12

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by joojee22, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. joojee22

    joojee22

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    I am wondering if taking high amounts of the AdenB12 and MethylB12 causes you to deplete Vitamin C?
    (i have a bad cold)
    I thought maybe having high B12 might move the citric acid cycle to fast and thus deplete Vitamin C.. not sure?..

    Thanks.

    J.
     
  2. SJB944

    SJB944 Senior Member

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    Not sure. But taking more vitamin C for a cold has often been beneficial to me -- I generally take to bowel tolerance.
     
  3. caledonia

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    Actually it's supposed to be the other way around - too much Vit C. depletes/destroys B12.

    This is from Ben Lynch:
    If you want to take more than 450mg Vit. C, then take it some time (a couple hours?) before or after taking B12.
     
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    Freddd Senior Member

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    Vitamin C has nothing to do with the citric acid cycle. Vitamin C is ascorbic acid. The citric acid cycle is also known as the Krebs cycle. No amount of cobalamin cause vit C depletion though if in the stomach vit C and potassium can block b12 absorption and folate absorption from the stomach and intestines. Personally I followed Paulings advice and kept increasing it to intestinal tolerance , 16 grams for years. Since Deadlock Quartet healing I have found 6 gr a day satisfactory.
     
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