Benefits of Vitamin B-12

Benefits of Vitamin B-12

  • Essential for the nervous system
  • Aids in energy production
  • Essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates 
  • Required for proper red blood cell formation


VEGANS & VITAMIN B-12

  • Plant foods do not provide vitamin B-12, so it is vital that vegans find alternative sources of vitamin B12 to remain in the best health. Vegans may rely on vitamin B-12 fortified foods, such as certain breakfast cereals and nutritional yeast. 

    Vitamin B-12 Supplements:
    They are a great way to complement your diet and make sure you are getting enough of this key nutrient.

    Some foods that can be fortified with B12:
    ✅ Fortified non-dairy milk 
    ✅ Meat substitutes
    ✅ Breakfast cereals 
    ✅ Nutritional yeast
    ✅ Vegan spreads

GOOD SOURCES OF VITAMIN B-12

  • ✅ Meat

    ✅ Fish

    ✅ Milk

    ✅ Cheese

    ✅ Eggs 

    ✅ Fortified cereals