Vitamin B12 is the big brother of the B Vitamins; often overlooked, impossible to live without and all important to human functioning. One of eight crucial B vitamins, B12 is the vitamin that ensures proper functioning of the nervous system, assists in the formation of red blood cells, and this is a big one, aids in metabolism by turning those fatty acids into pure usable energy.
For the full low down of symptoms, causes, diagnosis and B12 sources check out this infographic put together by psysci.co and to learn even more check out their in-depth vitamin B12 guide here.
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Marcus, author and creator of the infographic has a degree in psychology, a masters degree in health psychology and has worked within the NHS as well as private organisations. Marcus started psysci a psychology and science blog in order to disseminate research into bitesize, meaningful and helpful resources that are interesting and insightful and often help people on the right track to improving their lives.
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Great visual from Fix.com!
A couple of additional recommendations or modifications: skip the sweetener ( i.e. honey or syrup) as you don’t need it, avoid using fruit juice as a liquid (too much natural sugars) and I advise clients away from tofu as a protein source.
Source: Fix.com Blog