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What do you think about the vitamin b12 for weight loss?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Neither approved nor: Proven to make you lose weight.
Dr. Nancy Mellow
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Don't bother!: There is absolutely no evidence that vitamin b 12 causes weight loss. The only reason to take B12 is in cases of a deficiency, which can result from poor absorption of B12 in the stomach or intestines or inadequate intake in the diet (vegan diets), .

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Last updated Nov 16, 2017

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