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Browsing Archive: June, 2016

Got Vitamin B12? Keep Summer Fun!

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, In : All locations 

Bay Area summertime challenges us meteorologically and geographically, as other folks “go away for the summer,” those of us here might find ourselves feeling like bored kids on summer break. We know San Francisco has those micro environments, usually spoken of in terms of neighborhoods  — hence sunshine in the Mission, and overcast in the Outer Richmond — that depending on our mood for a noon picnic, should be factored in when “summering” in the Bay Area. There can be June, July, ...

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Got Vitamin B12? 12 Reasons Why You Need B12 Now!

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, In : All locations 

  1. Energy. Hear compliments like “Wow. All of your mitochondria must be working 100%. Do you ever run out of energy?”

  1. Repair.  Who doesn’t want that knee, shoulder, hip, etc., to heal up fully and faster?

  1. Speed. Speaking of faster: in athletic terms, what is your ___________ race time now? Or maybe you wouldn’t mind biking to work 5 minutes faster on The Wiggle, or over the _________ bridge on your long-distance bike commute.

  1. Mood. Gloomy might be how you like your music, but smiling and l...

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Ready for Another Health Tune-up? Take the Newest Got Vitamin B12 Health Quiz!

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, In : Quiz 


1. Possible signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency are:
A) indigestion and abdominal pain
B) poor bone density
C) increased susceptibility to infections and poor wound healing
D) all of the above (Answers are below.)

2. Nobel Prize winner Robert Burns Woodward and colleagues documented the entire chemical synthesis of Vitamin B12 in what year?
A) 2004
B) 1945
C) 1973
D) 1952

3. ____________ disease can interfere with the absorption of Vitamin B12, even if the body breaks down the Vitamin B12 ...

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Create & Keep Good Health!

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, In : All locations 

Good health and fitness doesn’t just happen overnight, but choices we make everyday can keep us calm, energized and moving our bodies! Making the choice to eat healthy meals, taking a break from consuming alcohol and caffeine, protecting our sleep time with a reasonable bedtime, etc. and Voila! all those moving parts will help you feel a bit better each day!

It's never too late to start building the momentum of healthy living habits. Don’t beat yourself up if your body’s good ...

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B12 Deficiency Affects 7 Major Body Systems

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, In : All locations 

Feel Better with Got Vitamin B12!

Vitamin B12 deficiency affects 7 major body systems: neurologic, hematologic, immunologic, vascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and genitourinary. Continuing from last week’s blog, let’s look at the last three important systems, and what a possible B12 deficiency might look like.

Feeling indigestion or abdominal pain? Your digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, also called the digestive tract. The pancreas, liver and gallbl...

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