Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin and is part of the vitamin B group.


  • Maintains nerve cells.
  • Makes red blood cells.
  • Releases energy from the food you eat.
  • Processes folic acid.



  • Meat, eggs, milk, salmon, fortified breakfast cereals, cheese, beef, cod.



It is known as pernicious anaemia and is most likely in vegans as they do not eat animal products.  Symptoms are tingling and numbness in the hands, feet and a loss of memory.



No harmful side effects have been reported of eating too much vitamin B12.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s