Are You Taking Synthetic Vitamin B12? : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

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Here is some green for St. Patrick’s Day. No one likes to get pinched… not even a blog. (View from the high point of the property where we get our cinnamon.)

Yes, you could be taking synthetic Vitamin B12…

In today’s Q & A, I address which forms are generally synthetic and which ones aren’t. I also address whether or not a colonoscopy is a good idea, tips on making chicha, alternative cancer options and if you can take fish oil and sacha inchi oil at the same time.

Let’s get into it…

Carla wants to know what type of B12 the body can utilize.

So what is the kind of B12 that the body can utilize? Is there a natural form of B12 that we can take, instead of synthetic type?

Hey Carla, great question.

As I’ve mentioned in the past many forms of B12 found in seaweeds or algae is not available to the body for use. These B12 compounds are analogs. They look and act like B12, but your body can’t use them.

The B12 that is available to the body for use is when the nutrient is in its co-factor forms like cyanocobalamin, hydroxycobalamin and methylcobalamin.

B12 for a supplement is synthesized in more than one way, but methylcobalamin generally comes from a natural bacteria source using a fermentation process. This form is the one that will naturally be found in foods like nutritional yeast (though generally fortified) and animal foods. Because animal foods are the best source, it’s recommended that vegans or raw foodies (who are vegans) take a B12 supplement. It’s also recommended that people who eat meat, take this essential nutrient as well — if they’re deficient.

Hydroxycobalamin and cyanocobalamin are both made in a lab — cyano- being the cheapest form and hyroxy- actually being the most expensive. Hydro- and methyl- are both used for injections.

Methylcobalamin is my preferred natural source, but they all actually work to raise B12 levels. So it’s up to you to decide which one you want to take, I just tend to go with the most natural — that also works — when it comes to supplements.

I use shots and B12 patches.

Majalehn wants to know if it’s OK to get a colonoscopy.

Hi I’d like to get your opinion about this colonoscopy test for colon canncer… I always stay away from allopathic everything… no mamagrams (did thermography etc… no vaccines or drugs for my kids… everything Au Natural BUT I am a bit freaked out since I know 3 woman who have died from CC (they followed a natural tract and one friend who caught it in time but had her colon mostly removed..hmm quite the epidemic!! The thought of this procedure is totally unappealing but not sure what to do..What sayest thou oh wise one?

LOL, “wise one” may not be the best descriptor for me, but I’m flattered.

I actually think having a colonoscopy is a good idea.

Yes, they are quite “invasive” (and not in the surgical use of the word), but don’t let that deter you. Based on your own experience and that of countless others, I’ve decided when it’s my time, I’d rather take my chances with the possible side effects of pre- and post- procedure, than die of colorectal cancer.

The possible side effects of a colonoscopy are these:

1. Reaction to the laxative that is given pre-exam.

Sodium phosphate or polyethylene glycol (PEG) are generally used. Sodium phosphate can be irritating to the kidneys and polyethylene glycol is probably not the most idea thing to put into your body — it’s used to make Spandex and fill paint balls.

The good news is that high doses of magnesium citrate work as a fantastic laxative and can be used alone to clear out your colon before your exam. Ask your doc if they’d be willing to let you use just this when you set up your appointment and you should be cool. (You also will likely be calmer since magnesium is also really good at helping with mood.)

2. Colon puncture from the probe.

I know it sounds like UFO abduction stuff, but it can happen. It’s rare and much more likely to happen to the elderly who have compromised and weak colon walls.

3. Cooky reaction to the sedatives.

Yes, they will sedate you when you get a colonoscopy and you will wake up feeling pretty woozy. I still remember waking up from my wisdom teeth surgery when I was in high school and not knowing where I was. I tried to ask my mother for a McDonald’s milk shake and a Big Mac blended together so I could drink it out of a straw — luckily my mouth was so full of cotton no one could understand me. That would have been awful.

Anyway, I personally think the “reward” of finding a polyp early is much more valuable than most of the risks of the entire procedure.

Of course this is up to you and your doctor to decide, but I would get one if I was 50 years old. (I’d also ask to see the video afterwords, since I think it’s amazingly cool to look inside yourself.)

FULL DISCLOSURE: I may be partial to this type of treatment due to this experience. I once dressed up as a giant red polyp (this photo is not be, but a sample of what I looked like) as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society (my mother used to work there) and sang this song in front of over 3000 people…

My version was definitely better. All the poor kids thought I was a giant strawberry — tough to break the news of what I really was.

Anonomyus wants to know the real story about stevia…

Hi, why is the Navitas stevia not available anywhere? What’s the real story? Thank you!

As far as I know the real story is that it wasn’t a great seller of theirs so they removed it from their inventory. We now have another high quality source that we will be bringing in shortly.

No conspiracy stories here, just good old capitalism.

When we do get it in, you’ll find it here.

Linda wants to know if the sugar she used for fermenting her chicha was the right kind…

I used granulated sugar instead of coconut sugar in making quinoa chicha. is that ok? also when do i know when chicha is ready to drink? its separated and cloudy. Do i strain it or stir to mix up and drink. I’m confused on this.

Hey Linda, I applaud you for actually attempting to make the chicha recipe!

I’ll bet 95% of the people who came across it didn’t take any action at all. I’m glad you’re one of the few that does.

As for the sugar, yes, you can use regular granulated sugar. My only concern about using this for a ferment is that it’s possible your sugar is genetically modified. If you have non-organic sugar that is from sugar beets — a lot of it is — you’re probably supporting the franken-food movement.

So on a line of good, better, best…

Sugar is good (organic) because the bacteria eat much of it up. When something has been fermented and has sugar in it before it gets bubbly, it’s not the same as drinking a sugary drink. The bacteria feed on the sugar, so they break it down. This is why milk is sweet and yogurt (plain) is sour — there’s little to no sugar left.

Better and best are other natural sweeteners like honey, coconut sugar (palm sugar) and others.

On to the separation and when it’s ready…

Most chichas take about 7 days to ferment and, yes, the separation is normal. Many ferments that have fiber in them do separate. All you have to do is mix it up a bit with a spoon once you’ve opened the containter and you should be good to go.

Just make sure you’re careful not to shake it before you open the container, since your ferment is naturally carbonated and you might build up a little pressure — I prefer my chicha in my stomach, not bubbling over on the counter.

Valorie needs help with alternative cancer treatments…

Hello Mr Kevin. Im quite inspired by your speech. however I am facing a dreadful situation. My father has tumor localized in different organs and concentional treatments have failed. He has Diabetes, had previous operations of cerebral hemorrhage and hydrocephalus and recently broke his thoracic bone t3 and 4. I have learnt from your lectures that bicarbonate treatment works. Can you help me? Im ready to try the alternative treatments. I would rather get your phone number so that I can call you. Hoping for you quick reply. Valerie

Hi Valerie, this is not the best news to hear. I’m sorry you’re going through this. Just by what you’ve indicated, he’s clearly not in good shape at all.

I’m not sure where you heard that bicarbonate treatment works on our program. Maybe there was someone who mentioned it, but according to many of the doctors that I’ve spoken to, this type of treatment — like almost all treatments — are not miracle cures.

They are a part of a carefully crafted protocol — created by a doctor who really knows what they’re doing.

It seems in the case of your father, that there’s a lot that needs to be done and very quickly. His organs are failing and he’s literally crumbling (his bones breaking.)

If the conventional treatments have not done any good and his oncologist basically has said that he should get his affairs together, I’d research some of the hospital type clinics like Oasis of Hope and see what their doctors suggest.

There are no guarantees in a case like this, but fast and informed action is the best.

I hope this works out for everyone in your family in the best of all ways. Please keep us posted.

Also, just as almost an aside, I want to mention this quickly…

You imply something interesting here when you say: “I’m ready to try the alternative treatments.”

I’m only pointing this out because I’d love to know what your relationship with your father is during these difficult times. It seems like you’re very active as a caregiver — or maybe even the only person involved. Is the care up to you now, has he giving his power over to you, or is he even able to make decisions?

In this instance, knowing what your role is would help determine what the best plan of action is for everyone involved — including your father. Sometimes people would rather continue what is harming them and call it a great life, than change in late stages of disease — others want to fight with all they have.

Ultimately, it’s their choice.

I, obviously, have no idea of what your situation is (or this might have been a typo and means nothing in your case), but it’s worth having a conversation to see what everyone feels about this hard and emotional time.

The reason I brought this up — without knowledge of your situation — is because I think having important conversations is something we all need to get better at having. I had one of these today and was reminded about how real and raw they are — I was also reminded how they make life that much more interesting.

Sending you tons of love and strength.

Robin wants to know if you can take more than one omega 3 oil…

I take 10G fish oil omega-3 for mood. Wondering how I could combine ‘doses’ if I used both the fish oil and sacha inchi?

Robin great question here.

This all depends on your personal needs. I know that sounds wishy-washy, but it’s true.

The best way to get omega-3 oils is to get them from all sources. Some people get the best results from animal based oils. Some can get good results from other plant based types.

So if the fish oil is working and you don’t have an issue eating animal foods, then keep taking it. If you want to try the sacha inchi or another type, go ahead and try it and see if it affects your mood.

My suggestion is to incorporate all types of essential fatty acids into your diet and get tested to see if they’re working for you.

Your Question of the Day: It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Do you have a tradition today? (I actually just remembered right now after writing this… I wear green. I don’t like getting pinched. LOL!)

Live Awesome!

Kevin Gianni

Kevin Gianni is a health author, activist and blogger. He started seriously researching personal and preventative natural health therapies in 2002 when he was struck with the reality that cancer ran deep in his family and if he didn’t change the way he was living — he might go down that same path. Since then, he’s written and edited 6 books on the subject of natural health, diet and fitness. During this time, he’s constantly been humbled by what experts claim they know and what actually is true. This has led him to experiment with many diets and protocols — including vegan, raw food, fasting, medical treatments and more — to find out what is myth and what really works in the real world.

Kevin has also traveled around the world searching for the best protocols, foods, medicines and clinics around and bringing them to the readers of his blog — which is one of the most widely read natural health blogs in the world with hundreds of thousands of visitors a month from over 150 countries around the world.


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  1. Sue says:

    No special tradition here, except that I’m orange Irish, not Catholic (those with the green tradition). I make sure to wear orange and green today!

  2. Karen S. says:

    Word. It is entirely possible to have a colonoscopy with no drugs of any kind. I have had all 3 (maybe 4?) of mine this way. The first was brutal as I am small and a ‘normal’ size scope was used. Next time, a child-size scope was used and it was fine save for some very minor discomfort. I suppose my GI doc is also very good and experienced at performing the procedure. It is pretty rare to have this done without drugs, but docs themselves sometimes go this route. So, I am fully conscious, can joke with folks and watch the whole thing on the monitor while hearing the live comments of doc. I have Crohns which explains the number of these that I have had. You can request a smaller scope be used. I was told a smaller one is used all the time for everyone, now. But, I would check this out. The prep is the worst, by far. I recommend supplementing the solution they give you (or the mag citrate) with enemas so that you can probably get by with drinking less prep. BTW, I hate needles and don’t particularly like being drugged. Hence, the reason for opting for drug-free colon safaris.

  3. Karen S. says:

    Also, a word to the wise. I have included a link to some information that I first read a while back. It appears there is evidence to support that there are some very nasty pathogens that are not killed during the endoscopy equipment sterilization process, due to their inaccessibility and/or resistance. This is not to discourage anyone from having a potentially life-saving procedure, but just more stuff to be aware of. I myself had been in remission from Crohns symptoms only to have a flare triggered by this procedure, which may or may not have been related to an issue of this kind. Safer (clean) equipment needs to be the standard for these procedures, is my opinion.

  4. chusmacha says:

    When is my fermented super food sitting in
    a jar on the counter ready to eat? When do
    I put the jar of super food in the refrigerator?
    Is it OK to stir in a spoon full of probiotic
    superfood in my mixture of vegetable
    purée to get the fermentation process

  5. Deb says:

    Some people have a genetic variant that causes them not to have an effective MTHFR enzyme. That enzyme is needed to convert vitamin B12 into its activated form, which is methylcobalamin. Thus for some people, only the methylcobalamin supplement is utilized.

  6. Jenn's Adventures says:

    Wow, great post. Really opened my eyes regarding a few things.

    St. Patty’s Day is the anniversary of my boyfriend & I! ~ three years today!! Very special day filled with as much green as possible:)

  7. Holly says:

    I make corned beef and cabbage every St. Patrick’s Day. Corned beef is simmering now, potatoes and cabbage will be added later. Pinot Grigio is not a usual but today I think it will be added. Green beer just doesn’t seem drinkable.

    Husband is low B12, switched him over to the sublingual Methyl a year ago with the Folic Acid a half hour before. Dr. Ed Group has an all in one that I will put him on when the Methyl runs out, it too is sublingual.

  8. Sherry says:

    The B12 patches seem a bit pricey. I’ve been getting good results from Superior Source B12 Methyl sublinguals – no fillers. Have you tried these?

    Also, I really love the book “Could it be B12?” Made so much sense!

  9. Deborah says:

    I don’t know if this is a universal thing but here in Israel the prep sheet they give you for a colonoscopy forbids all fruit and vegetables to be eaten two days before the colonoscopy. You can only eat things like meat, cheese – things I don’t eat. So I decided to fast for two days and asked my gastro if in that case I could avoid drinking the awful prep solution. My doctor said that if I was passing water it would mean that my colon was clean enough to carry out the procedure. I just took one laxative the night before the procedure, and it was fine. I have had 3 colonoscopies (I have colitis)- each time I opted for just a very light sedative – not the morphine based relaxant they give routinely. I didn’t feel a thing. Two of the colonoscopies were fine but one, which I had when my condition was quite bad, definitely worsened my condition. I didn’t like the doctor who performed that procedure and would now choose the doctor very carefully.

  10. Marilyn says:

    My understanding is that the blood serum test can provide falsely high readings of B12 since it cannot distinguish the unusable from the usable form of B12. The urine test (that shows levels of MMA) in combination with a homocysteine test show if the B12 is being effectively used in the body. Google both tests for more information on the difference between these tests.

  11. Mary Kay says:

    My family has a tradition. My twins (now nine) have to put a shamrock out on the door to notify the leprechaun that we want him to visit, and that we give him permission to turn stuff green. He uses(spirulina – powerful natural food coloring!) and turns our toilet water green, my drinking water, and our raw milk in the refrigerator. I don’t know how much longer they’ll believe in him, but this is going to be fun while it lasts. .

  12. Mary Kay says:

    Also, thanks for all the informative comments, everyone!

  13. Susan says:

    Thanks Marilyn for the that tip. I was just getting ready to post that I take a heaping tablespoon of wild-crafted AFA algae from Klamath Lake in my morning smoothie and that my B12 levels just came back twice the high end of normal. Point being that the wild algae is a good source, but with your information I will request a urine test from my doctor so I know the real truth. Will post my results then. I do have a methyl/B12 injection about once a month, but doubt that that would give me such a high reading.

  14. Stephania says:

    As usual, Kevin, a great article. Chock full of info, in a readable and inviting format, as well as a super value-added thing: your point of view/recommendations. Plus a good dollop of humour throughout, some laugh-out-loud and some “just” smiles. (maybe some of your humourous writing is unwitting, yet it’s VERY funny) Thank you.

    St Paddy’s day “tradition”==wearing some green, preferably LOTS of green. No wonder I’ve been eating more chlorella and green veggies than usual, it’s the 17th! 🙂

    Mary Kay==kudos to your creativity. What fun to have the leprechaun turn things green. A wonderful way to bond with the twins.


  15. Robin says:

    Thank you, Kev, for your response to my question about taking 10G fish oil and sacha inchi oil. I just don’t know what dose combo to start with and what to look for in differences after taking it, or how long to wait for any changes!

    In other words, wondering how much sacha inchi oil would be ‘equivalent’ to 1G of fish oil. I think, for me, it would end up being too expensive to take, since almost $30 plus shipping for 8 oz. which is only 1 cup? Wish the price was more affordable, esp. since it looks like such a wonderful food. I already have to juggle my supplements due to cost.

    I take 10G of fish oil, with a high amount of the omega-3 being EPA, as opposed to DHA. For unremitting depression. I have noticed noticed it really helps, but I keep taking it anyway, for inflammation. Will probably drop the dose down, due to cost.

    I also eat a lot of avocados, nuts, olive oil…

    Cod liver oil is good, but you have to be careful about Vit A in it if you consume a lot? Also, it has more of the DHA omega-3 in it, for growng nervous systems. One reason kiddos are often given it! Yummy!

  16. Tom says:

    I told my doctor that I did not like taking sedatives, and he said I could have the colonoscopy without it. I did deep breathing the whole time and watched the procedure on the video monitor. The air they pump in to expand your colon caused some sharp gas pains, but it was bearable. Afterwards I had to do yoga poses such as downward dog to release of all the air trapped in my lower abdomen.

  17. Gen says:

    Wearing GREEN on St. Patrick’s Day is definitely a tradition for me since my father’s family were from Ireland. As well, I sometimes make Irish stew, which I love. Today I just made a potato leek soup with lambchops on the side and a green salad.

    I have also heard of people having a colonoscopy without drugs — I think that is not uncommon here in Canada.

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!

  18. Thea says:

    David Rainoshek does not recommend cyanocobalamin at all, as a matter of fact he urges to stay away from this one as it is totally ineffective and can do more harm than good.
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    I was talking with David Rainoshek, who worked side-by-side with Gabriel Cousens for a long time and played a huge role in researching and putting together Gabriel Cousens’ book, ‘There Is a Cure for Diabetes’. I was distraught when David told me that every single B-12 product that we carried in our store only works for a small percentage of the population.

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  19. Julia says:

    I thought I heard David Rainoshack (sp?) say the cyano- form of B12 is not at all bioavailable to humans. I think they’re illegal in other countries. They should just completely be taken off the shelves in the U.S.

    Also, I do NOT think routine colonoscopies are a good idea. Dr. Sam Benjamin, an integrative doctor who hosts a radio show here in Phoenix, AZ, talks about some of these useless cancer screenings. Also, check out what Dr. Mercola says about them… and many other doctors, too, who reasonably disagree with the current series of cancer screenings…

    Even if colon cancer runs in your family, such as in mine…but I’m still not planning on ever doing a colonoscopy. Also read the work of Dr. Bruce Lipton, I believe, and also the work on epigenetics, one author is the author of Deep Nutrition.

  20. Rachel says:

    Is there a B12 Patch with folate (the natural form of folic acid)? It seems silly to be worried about the patches having the natural form of B12 when they don’t also use the natural form of other B vitamins.

  21. LynnCS says:

    I have had many colonoscopies. Mom died of colon cancer and would have had a much longer life, but stubbornly didn’t go to the doctor for religious reasons. I have always had digestive problems and have had suspicious lesions removed, thankfully, before they became something worse. As I have become more and more aware of diet as a necessary component of my health, I am told that I can probably go 10 yrs before my next colonoscopy. A lot of damage has been done inside and needs to be checked out periodically. I am ever so grateful to the technology and good doctors. Also for being able to get insurance. For the sake of saving lives, I wish for a good insurance program here in The US, but there is so much lies and propoganda against it that I fear, it will never happen.

  22. LynnCS says:

    Oh, also…I use the b12 patches a couple times a week, in order to maintain a good level. I am not going to be eating animal products and I find out now that people who do don’t do any better in the b12 arena, so I get what I need from the patches. Any time I don’t have to take a pill or shot, I’m happy. I will know when I get my next blood tests, how I’m doing.

  23. LynnCS says:

    To Thea #15. Your post has a lot of good information in it, but I find it a bit smarmy to come over here to advertise that you sell the patches when you must know that this sweet couple sell them here on their site too. Not cool!!

  24. Micki Fogarty says:

    How do I know how much and how often I should
    Take B12? I now squirt liquid I can’t find patches
    I am 77 years old.
    Thanks. Micki

  25. Health Coach says:

    To Valerie re: cancer – Cancer is reversible. Unfortunately, “traditional treatments” usually cause cancer also, so your father has an uphill battle, but if he truly wants to heal, it’s possible!

    Send him to Hippocrates Health Institute (there are several locations, including CA and FL), or The Living Foods Institute in Atlanta, GA. Many thousands of people have healed themselves from whatever condition they were suffering from.

    The key to healing is not adding more toxic chemicals or radiating any part of the body! It is about getting the toxins OUT as soon as possible, and putting only organic living food back in. You need to make the body alkaline, and giving the body the “fuel” it needs to allow it to heal itself.

    You may want to call Brenda Cobb at 404-524-4488 and have a conversation with her. She founded The Living Foods Institute, after healing herself from cancer. Her methods are not new, either! Norman Walker was doing something similar with his patients over 100 years ago, and Ann Wigmore was doing it over 50 years ago (she founded Hippocrates).

    Good luck!

  26. Benjamin says:

    Regarding Kevin’s statement that “they will sedate you when you get a colonoscopy”: while this may be the standard procedure, the narcotics can be declined. I decided to forgo the anesthetic for my colonoscopy, and it was not a bad experience at all. I did not find the procedure painful, though it was slightly uncomfortable at points. In any case, one can always practice deep breathing and meditation to get through sensations of discomfort should they arise. For anyone wishing to take this route, it may be a good idea to discuss it beforehand with the gastroenterologist.

    As a side note: the default assumption in our culture–especially in the conventional practice of medicine–is that we should unthinkingly take advantage of whatever technological means lie at our disposal (i.e. drugs) in order to avoid pain, just because we can. But one doesn’t have to be a Stoic to realize that the experience of physical pain is to a large degree an aspect of mental perception.

  27. bothworldsdoc says:

    Regarding the colonoscopy question: I’m an MD and a licensed naturopathic physician (ND). An extremely experienced, excellent ND who happens to specialize in gut issues announced to the ND students on his clinic shift that he had done the research and had decided that he was DEFINITELY going to get his colonoscopy done.
    A little more info: I love your idea of using mag citrate, but you can do even better if you are willing to do some enemas (warm water) while you’re cleaning out. If you are going to go through the discomfort and risk of a colonoscopy, you may as well maximize the practitioner’s visualization capabilities by making yourself as clean as you can. Don’t do coffee for this, it can stain tissue.
    The most dangerous aspects, in my opinion, are the pretreatment (the electrolyte imbalances caused by the stuff you drink can be dangerous, especially in patients with eating disorders or other electrolyte abnormalities. People are not always asked about these things) and the risk of perforation. Not funny. It is best to look into the record of the doc who is performing the procedure. More, complication-free, experience is better.
    Last, consider seeing a homeopath or a naturopath who does homeopathy afterward to deal with any residual affects of the sedative.
    Take care and be well!

  28. Edna says:

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    It is 1/3 the price of conventional colonoscopy. I learned about it on a natural program called KNOW THE CAUSE by Doug Kaufmann. You can go to and watch Wednesday march 28 show. There are two shows a day, can’t remember if it was on 1 or 2nd show. If yoy mention “know the cause” will get great deal.


  29. Im says:

    Hi Kevin,

    You mentioned you take B12 shots, where can I get B12 Methylcobalamin shots? I am currently taking B12 shots as well but it is cyanocobalamin.


  30. kristy says:

    Hi kevin,I am currently seeing a nautropath dr. I found out i have very low iron (5 L)ferritin levels. low thyroid and b12. I am a vegitarian, but seriously thinking of eating some shellfish for phosphorus , gold iron and silicon.I am on a iron pill, a thyroid ppill and a b12 under the tonge tablet. I have been on this for a little over a month. I dont feel any better! my dr. keeps saying give it a couple months. I’m wondering if i’m so deficiant in so many things maby i have a absorbsion problem! what is your take on this!? kristy

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