Despite claims to the contrary, there is no clear evidence that injections of vitamin B-12 can assist with weight loss, according to Mayo Clinic. Some weight-loss clinics offer the injections, claiming they can raise ene... More »

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People take vitamin B12 injections due to their inability to absorb the essential nutrient from foods or dietary supplements. An estimated 1.5 to 15 percent of Americans suffer from vitamin B12 deficiency, reports the Un... More »

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A Vitamin B12 injection is a shot of Cyanocobalamin, a man-made form of Vitamin B12 as reported by Drugs.com. Cyanocobalamin is injected straight into the blood stream and is used to treat Vitamin B12 deficiency. More »

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There is no substantial evidence that vitamin B-12 injections help with weight loss as of June 2015, according to Mayo Clinic. Doctors typically prescribe injections of vitamin B-12, which occurs naturally in meat, fish,... More »

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As of June 2015, there is insufficient evidence that vitamin B-12 injections help with weight loss, says Mayo Clinic. Some believe the shots can give recipients a boost in energy and metabolism, allowing the body to burn... More »

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There is no evidence that vitamin B-12 shots are beneficial for weight loss, as stated by Mayo Clinic. Despite the lack of any scientific studies indicating that vitamin B-12 supports weight loss, some weight loss clinic... More »

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The recommended dietary amount of vitamin B-12 for people age 14 and up is 2.4 micrograms per day, according to Mayo Clinic. Pregnant women require 2.6 micrograms of vitamin B-12 daily, while breast-feeding mothers need ... More »

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