Vitamin B12

Functions

Like vitamin B1, vitamin B12 is needed to help release energy from foods such as carbohydrates and to help the nervous system function normally.

Vitamin B12 is also needed to form red blood cells.

Sources

Most breakfast cereals and breads are fortified with vitamin B12.

Vitamin B12 is also found in meat and dairy products such as milk and cheese.

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