VTAMIN B12 is one of the water-soluble B-complex vitamins, read more…

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is one of the water-soluble B-complex vitamins. This vitamin supports numerous processes in the body.

The vitamin contributes to
– normal red blood cell formation
– normal cell division
– normal energy metabolism
– a normal function of the immune system
– normal psychological functions
– and can contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

The following groups of people may have higher vitamin B12 requirements:
Adolescents, pregnant and breastfeeding women, vegetarians and elderly people.

Sources: Fish, meat, eggs, milk and dairy products and brewer’s yeast.

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