Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin

Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin

Vitamin B12 is responsible for the functionality of the nervous system, for the production of red blood cells and for metabolizing fats, proteins, and carbohydrates as it contains important beneficial mineral elements.  Beyond that, antiaging with vitamin B12 helps to improve memory and concentration.

Dangers of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

A diet lacking in cobalamin can result in an anemia, lethargy, a decrease in appetite, and some mental disorders. Therapeutically, it has been used to treat fatigue, insomnia, depression, and poor memory.

The problem with this vitamin is that as we age, it becomes more difficult to absorb, which could lead to a variety of health issues, as above, and possibly more.

Foods Rich in Vitamin B12

Foods that contain vitamin B12 include: liver, meat, kidneys, milk, eggs, bananas, and peanuts.

The recommended daily allowance of cobalamin for adults is 3mcg.