What is Vitamin B12?

Wat is vitmine b12 precies?

Vitamins are nutrients found in your food and drink. Your body needs them to stay healthy, grow and develop normally. You cannot produce any or not enough vitamins yourself. That is why it is important that you get enough daily.

B12 plays an important role in all kinds of chemical processes in our body. Vitamin B12 aids in iron absorption. B12 is also important for transporting oxygen in the blood. Vitamin B12 is mainly found in animal foods such as meat, fish and dairy.

You need vitamin B12 for:

  • your blood and nerves.
  • good cell structure.
  • good resistance.
  • preventing anemia.
  • reducing fatigue

How do you find out if you have a vitamin B12 deficiency and what can you do about it?

 You can recognize a deficiency of vitamin B12 by the following symptoms:

  • anemia
  • nerve problems and pain
  • pallor
  • woozy
  • little appetite
  • feeling of fainting

It is therefore clear that you will not feel very well from a shortage of vitamin B. Because vitamin B is mainly found in animal products, it is important for vegetarians and vegans to get these vitamins through a good supplement. There is no harm in getting too much vitamin B12, so in this case it is better to opt for too much than too little if you are in doubt about your own values ​​of the vitamin. Our Energy & Focus contains the daily recommended amount of vitamin B so that it is always present in the body at an optimal level.

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