Vitamin B12 Food Source

This post is part of the Vitamin basics course.

Vitamin B12 is a truly exceptional vitamin, unique even among all the other B vitamins present in nature. The reason for this uniqueness lies in the fact that only smaller amounts of this vitamin is required and the body already makes full use of it. For instance, ten micrograms of …

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Vitamin B12 Side Effects

This post is part of the Vitamin basics course.

The largest and most complex of all the vitamins, Vitamin B12 is considered unique among all vitamins since it the only one that contains a metal ion, called cobalt. Because of this, compounds that have B12 activity are sometimes called cobalamin. The forms of vitamin B12 used in the human …

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B1 B12 B6 Vitamin

Originally thought to be one single vitamin, Vitamin B is actually a complex of several chemically distinct vitamins. The name arises from the fact that these vitamins happen to often coexist in the same foods. Later research, however, found otherwise. The B Vitamins often include B1 B12 B6 Vitamins, B2 …

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