Vitamin B12 - Energy Super Hero - Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed what Vitamin B12 is, why you could be deficient and reasons you may not absorb it from your food or supplements.

Food Sources of B12

Unlike some other B vitamins, B12 is not found in any plant food other than fortified cereals. It is, however, abundant in many meats and fish, and in smaller amounts in milk and eggs.

This makes it difficult for people following a strict vegetarian diet to get the necessary amount of vitamin B12.

  • 92% Vegans had B12 deficiency

  • 75% Vegetarians had B12 deficiency

Here are some foods high in Vitamin B12 (Click to learn more)

FOLIC acid -foods high in folic/folate can mask the signs of B12 deficiency. Vegans and vegetarians are at risk of not knowing they are deficient in B12 because they eat many foods high in folic/folate