Life in the media spotlight is a hectic one as TV’s Emma Kenny knows only too well. As resident psychologist on This Morning, a magazine columnist, CEO of makeyourswitch.co.uk and a mum of two boys, she has found her energy levels have dropped massively leaving her feeling extremely tired.
“I have a crazy life. It involves lots of travel, early starts and late nights. As the years have gone by I have started to feel less energetic and have really struggled to get out of bed in the mornings. I always exercise, I am a really healthy eater and generally look after myself, so the tiredness really started to get to me and affect me emotionally.
I was recommended BetterYou’s B12 Boost oral spray by celebrity make-up artist Armand Beasley. Armand is super healthy and only suggests natural remedies so I knew it would be worth acting on his advice.
The product has amazed me! The whole family uses it every day and we all feel the benefit. I go to bed late and wake up early and don’t feel tired at all.
I have tried lots of other products before and have taken supplements, but they never made any difference. This spray feels like some kind of youth serum, I feel transformed. We are all lifelong converts!”
Vitamin B12 is specifically known for its role in producing healthy amounts of red blood cells which are necessary for the proper delivery of the required oxygen to the body's cells and tissues. Research has also found that B vitamins are linked to cognitive health and memory, and in particular maintaining the body’s energy levels.
While B12 is incredibly important for energy but is a difficult nutrient to absorb, due to its large molecular size.
Signs of B12 deficiency
- Mental fog
- Memory problems
- Muscle weakness
- Pins and needles
- Mouth ulcers
Who needs B12?
Vegetarian and vegans - B12 is mainly found in animal products such as red meat, fish and eggs. Those who omit these foods from their diet are advised to take a supplement.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women - B12 supports healthy cell division and the metabolism of folic acid, helping the formation of health red blood cells.
Athletes - As a natural aid to energy production B12 can aid performance.
The elderly - As we age our secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach reduces and we become more vulnerable to depletion.
Others include stress, ill-health and poor diet can all reduce nutrient intake further.