Vitamin B12 is used to assist in the healthiness of nerves, blood cells, and genetic material such as DNA. This supplement prevents anemia, which can make people feel very tired and fatigue. Depending on your age each person needs to obtain a certain amount of B12. For example infants should obtain .5 mcg of B12 while adults must obtain at least 2.4 mcg of B12. Anemia is formed by the lack of red blood cells, which provide oxygen throughout the tissues of our body. A special form of protein is needed that is formed by vitamin B12 within the stomach in order to produce the proper amount of red blood cells, which is needed. Too much of this supplement has yet to show harmful effect but has been tested on rats.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant also in the form of ascorbic acid that protects our cells from being damaged, prevents scurvy, produces the protein collagen which helps heal wounds, and helps enhance our immune system. Infants need at least 50 mg, adult males need at least 90 mg, and adult women need at least 75 mg of vitamin C. Too much of this supplement may cause a condition called hemochromatosis, diarrhea, and issue