Windmill Health Products - Hi-Ener-G Gummies B-12 with B Complex & Vitamin C Berry - 90 Gummies
Windmill Health Products Hi-Ener-G Gummies contains 90 gummy drops, each with vitamin B-12 with B Complex and Vitamin C. Windmill's Hi-Ener-G is a Dietary Supplement providing Natural Energy... without the Crash! Windmill Health Products Hi-Ener-G Gummies come in a delicious Multi-Fruit Flavor.
About Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin needed for normal nerve cell activity, DNA replication, and production of the mood-affecting substance SAMe (S-adenosyl-L-methionine). Vitamin B12 acts with folic acid and vitamin B6 to control homocysteine levels. An excess of homocysteine is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and potentially other diseases such as osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease.
About Vitamin B Complex
The vitamin B-complex refers to all of the known essential water-soluble vitamins except for vitamin C. These include thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), biotin, folic acid and the cobalamins (vitamin B12).
"Vitamin B" was once thought to be a single nutrient that existed in extracts of rice, liver, or yeast. Researchers later discovered these extracts contained several vitamins, which were given distinguishing numbers. Unfortunately, this has led to an erroneous belief among non-scientists that these vitamins have a special relationship to each other. Further adding to confusion has been the "unofficial" designation of other substances as members of the B-complex, such as choline, inositol, and para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), even though they are not essential vitamins.
Each member of the B-complex has a unique structure and performs unique functions in the human body. Vitamins B1, B2, B3, and biotin participate in different aspects of energy production, vitamin B6 is essential for amino acid metabolism, and vitamin B12 and folic acid facilitate steps required for cell division. Each of these vitamins has many additional functions. However, contrary to popular belief, no functions require all B-complex vitamins simultaneously.
Human requirements for members of the B-complex vary considerably—from 3 mcg per day for vitamin B12 to 18 mg per day for vitamin B3 in adult males, for example. Therefore, taking equal amounts of each one—as provided in many B-complex supplements—makes little sense. Furthermore, there is little evidence supporting the use of megadoses of B-complex vitamins to combat everyday stress, boost energy, or control food cravings, unless a person has a deficiency of one or more of them. Again, contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence indicating people should take all B vitamins to avoid an imbalance when one or more individual B vitamin is taken for a specific health condition.
Most multivitamin-mineral products contain the B-complex along with the rest of the essential vitamins and minerals. Since they are more complete than B-complex vitamins alone, multiple vitamin-mineral supplements are recommended to improve overall micronutrient intake and prevent deficiencies.
About Vitamin C
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that has a number of biological functions.
Where is it found?
Broccoli, red peppers, currants, Brussels sprouts, parsley, potatoes, citrus fruit, and strawberries are good sources of vitamin C.
About Windmill Health Products
Windmill has been providing pharmacies and their clients with the finest in nutritional supplementation for over 40 years. Guided by Ed Frankel, who is a pharmacist, Windmill now serves over 3,500 independent pharmacies exclusively with the Windmill branded line of vitamins, supplements and products for a healthy lifestyle, plus all of the services required for successful front-end vitamin merchandising including: circulars, price stickers, promotional calendars, company-supported sale events, point-of-sale and point-of-purchase materials and consistent one-on-one field support and professional, knowledgeable field and home office services.
In addition, Windmill serves a variety of other retail venues including club, food, drug, mass market, health food and others - providing the most innovative and highly visible supplement products at retail in over 100,000 outlets, across all categories, including health, weight loss, specialized health, skin care and many others, as well as partnering with our clients to provide customized products for individualized consumer need in select markets.