Helpful tips from B12 LOVE on healthy living in a busy world.

8 Essential Nutrients for Youthful Skin

Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies. As such, it performs numerous, critical functions non-stop around the clock. Our skin protects us from microbes, shields us from the elements, helps regulate body temperature, and permits the sensations of touch, heat, and cold. As our first line of defense, our skin is also constantly…
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6 Nutrients for Preventing (or Surviving) a Hangover

It’s happened to the best of us. One minute you’re enjoying a lovely glass (or four) of Cabernet Sauvignon and feeling great… and the next, you’re waking up to fuzzy memories of singing “Sweet Caroline” and suffering a massive headache. As we all know, the more alcohol you drink, the more likely you are to…
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B12 LOVE is Coming to Downtown Napa!

World-class wine, impeccable food, breathtaking views… and now, vitamin B12. Get excited, because your trips to wine country are about to get a whole lot healthier. We are thrilled to announce that you will soon be able to visit us in downtown Napa! On Wednesday May 26th, B12 LOVE will open our 6th Bay Area…
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How to prepare your body for the Covid-19 vaccine

How to Prepare Your Body for the Covid-19 Vaccine

It’s incredible to think how much has changed in one year. Today, Covid-19 testing is readily accessible (check out our rapid testing options), multiple vaccines are being distributed, and it seems that every day more information about the disease becomes available.  If you’re one of the many people planning to receive a vaccine, you may…
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Are Your Medications Depleting Your Nutrients?

It’s widely accepted in the U.S. that prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications often come with unpleasant side effects, such as fatigue, muscle aches, diarrhea, or nausea. But did you know that many of the most commonly prescribed and OTC medications can also deplete your body of vital nutrients? Most medications won’t cause nutrient deficiencies if…
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Heart Healthy with CoQ10

As February is American Heart Month, we couldn’t think of a better reason to highlight one of our lesser known – but no less important – nutrients, Coenzyme Q10 (aka, CoQ10).  CoQ10 is a fat-soluble, “vitamin-like” substance and powerful antioxidant that is naturally produced in the body. It is essential for cell growth, protects us…
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Got brain fog? You might be dehydrated

Feeling ‘Blah’? There’s a Good Chance You’re Dehydrated

Did you know that water accounts for an astounding 75% of our brain mass?! Since our brain is responsible for regulating cognitive performance and mood, it makes sense that insufficient hydration would impair both our ability to engage in physical activities, as well our cognitive function and sense of well-being.  In fact, while most studies…
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6 Nutrients that Boost Your Immune System

The human immune system is AMAZING. The immune system is constantly defending the body from foreign organisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, toxins etc), while facilitating both short and long-term protective immunity. It’s like a 24/7 security team that never sleeps or takes a break!  When your immune system is running smoothly, you don’t notice that it’s…
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Health & Wellness Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your Holiday List

You’ve heard it a million times by now and probably said it yourself: How is it December already?? While we may not have had the year we’d planned (or hoped for), one thing is certain… the holidays will arrive, along with the exchanging of gifts that has always accompanied them. Moreover, I’m guessing you’ve had…
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