Is SAMe classified as a vitamin or mineral?
No, it is not classified as vitamin or mineral. It is produced by a chemical reaction in the body from a combination of methionine and adenosine triphosphate.
Where in the body is SAMe produced?
SAMe is produced in the liver but is highly dependent on folic acid and B12. Insufficiency of these nutrients may lead to low levels of SAMe. Other conditions, such as Liver Cirrhosis, Alzheimers, Depression, may also compromise SAMe production.