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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and plays a crucial role in the creation of DNA, the genetic material in all cells.

Vitamin B12 is found naturally in a wide variety of animal foods and is added to some fortified foods. Although plant foods have no vitamin B12 (unless they are fortified), B12 also helps prevent a type of anemia called megaloblastic anemia that makes people tired and weak.

Most people in the United States get enough vitamin B12 from the foods they eat. But some people have trouble absorbing vitamin B12 from food. As a result, vitamin B12 deficiency affects between 1.5% and 15% of the public.


Currently there is a worldwide epidemic of B12 deficiency. Estimates are that 40% of the US population is deficient in vitamin B12Deficiency risk increases as you age


Plays an important role in many bodily functions including your psychological mood, energy, memory, hair, skin, and your digestion and metabolism. Maintains healthy nerve cells. Necessary for a healthy immune system. A deficiency can lead to joint pain, muscle pain, fatigue, and many other problems. Plays an essential role in rapidly replicating tissues

Food Sources:


Grass-fed beef

Salmon and other fish



4 types in supplements

Choose Methylcobalamin for best results


2.4 micrograms per day

What Else to Know:

Avoid using a combination of vitamin B12, folate, and vitamin B6 after receiving a coronary stent. This combination may increase the risk of blood vessel narrowing. Do not take B12 if you have Leber’s Disease, a hereditary eye disease


CITATIONS:, L. H. (2008). How common is vitamin B12 deficiency?–. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 89(2), 693S-696S., W. H., & Kenny, A. B. (1975). The role of vitamin B 12 and its transport globulins in the production of antibodies. Clinical and experimental immunology, 20(1), 105. The Healing Miracle

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