Course | Outline

==> Introduction to the B-12 Exposed Course

==> Take-Home Quotes

==> What You Are Going To Do With This Course

The Bottom Line, At the Top

One: Most of Us Are Deficient and Don’t Know It
There are Dietary and Biochemical Reasons Why We Are Deficient In B-12
Most Doctors Will Not Test You Properly for Vitamin B-12 Levels (If At All)
We Have Not Been Supplementing B-12 Correctly
You Can Supplement B-12 Correctly
You Can Develop and Maintain a Healthy Body

==> Vitamin B-12: What is It?

B-12 History
B-12 Sources

1. Animal Foods
 Plant Foods
Does Cooking Destroy B-12 Levels in These Foods?
 Probiotics in the Human Gut

Summary on B-12 Sources
Types of B-12 and Supplementation

==> View #1.1: B-12 Deficiency: Risks and Symptoms

Who is at Risk of Low B-12?
B-12 Deficiency is a Mimicker
What are the Signs of B-12 Deficiency?
Disorders With Possible B-12 Deficiency as an Underlying Cause
B-12 Metabolism: Why You May Not Be Getting It
How Quickly Does B-12 Deficiency Develop?
Four Main Reason-Categories for B-12 Deficiency
Causes and Contributing Factors for B-12 Deficiency

Decreased Stomach Acid
Heliobacter Pylori (H-Pylori)

==> View #1.2: Vegetarian, Vegan, & Raw/Vegan Diets: The Research

Study of B-12 Levels in New Vegans
Global Data: Evidence That Low Dietary Animal Protein Can Be a
Contributing Factor to B-12 Deficiency
Three Studies on Raw/Live Vegans and B-12 Status

Homocysteine (Hcy) Levels
Pregnancy and B-12
Breast Cancer and B-12 Levels
Aging: Reasons the Elderly Are at High Risk for Vitamin B-12 Deficiency
Just the Elderly? Nope
Pharmaceutical Drugs that Lower B-12 Levels

The List of Pharmaceuticals That Limit B-12
Antacids and B-12 Deficiency
Diabetes Drug Linked With B-12 Deficiency

Does Cooking Destroy Vitamin B-12 Levels in Foods?

 ==> View #2: A Second Look: B-12 Deficient? Take This Test

Cobalamin Deficiency Criteria Risk (CDR) Score

==> View #3: The Gold Standard for Testing B-12

The Lead Standard: Serum Vitamin B-12 Test
The Gold Standard: Urinary Methylmalonic Acid (MMA) Test
Supporting Role to the Gold Standard: Homocysteine (Hcy) Test

==> Healthy Ranges for B-12 Tests

The Lead Standard: Serum B-12
The Gold Standard Tests
Other Levels You May Want to Know

Breast Milk Levels
Children Urinary MMA Levels (Gold Standard)
Children Serum B-12 Levels (Lead Standard)

==> Three Supplement Protocols for Vitamin B-12

Method #1 (for High CDR Risk)
Method #2 (for Moderate CDR Risk)
Method #3 (for Low CDR Risk)

==> Supplement Options: What You Need to Know

Injections of Vitamin B-12
Transdermal Methylcobalamin B-12 Patches
Sources for Oral B-12

==> Nutrient Interactions with B-12

Vitamin B-6
Vitamin E
Folic Acid
Vitamin C

==> Why is B-12 Deficiency an Epidemic?


Article: “The Mysterious B-12” by Gabriel Cousens, MD
Article: “B-12 Response to Letters” by Gabriel Cousens MD
B-12 Patch Clinical Trial

==> Quick Reference

Related Topics
Integrated Approach
Conventional Approach
Glossary of Terms

==> About the Author, David Rainoshek, M.A.


Disclaimer: The author has done his best in preparing this Ebook, but makes no representations or warranties with respect to the accurateness or completeness of the contents of this file. The information in the reference is not intended to substitute for expert medical advice or treatment; it is designed to help you make informed choices. Because each individual is unique, a physician must diagnose conditions and supervise treatments for each individual. If an individual is under a doctor’s care and receives advice contrary to information provided in this reference, the doctor’s advice should be followed as it is based on the unique characteristics of that individual.