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B12 Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency Leads to Reduced Brain Volume and Cognitive Decline

Many people are aware that vitamin B12 status declines during aging, as millions of seniors fall prey to a decline in this critical nutrient. Vitamin B12 circulating in the blood declines in the elderly due to absorption problems in the digestive tract leading to poor uptake by body tissues, especially the brain. Researchers publishing in the journal Neurology have established a definitive link between poor vitamin B12 levels and brain shrinkage, a… … Keep Reading

16 Warning Signs You Are Vitamin B12 Deficient

Vitamin B12 deficiency is a serious problem in world. Vitamin B12 is a vitamin that is necessary in the body to help red blood cells function properly. Vitamin B12 is involved in the metabolism of every cell of the body. It is required for healthy nervous system, and production of DNA and formation of red blood cells. Required dietary amounts of B12 2.4 micrograms daily for those age 14 2.6 micrograms for pregnant women 2.8 micrograms… … Keep Reading

B12 Deficiency: A Serious Silent Epidemic And its 7 Warning Signs

Vitamin B12 is the largest and most complex vitamin molecule and it is also an essential vitamin for normal human growth and development. It is the only vitamin with a mineral element, cobalt, which is why it is called cobalamin. When B12 is ingested a protein called intrinsic factor binds with the vitamin and is converted to methylcobalamin in the liver which is then used in blood and nerve cells.… … Keep Reading

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