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is there any food that would give be vitamin b12 besides meat?

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Dr. Wanda Bedinghaus
50 years experience Holistic Medicine
B12 is vital.: I highly recommend a book, "the world's healthiest foods" by george mateljan. B12 can't be made by animals or plants, but by microorganisms like bacteria. In addition to beef (grass-fed please), yogurt, low-fat milk, eggs, salmon, scallops, shrimp, venison, sardines are good sources of b12. If you are a vegetarian, it is essential to take vit B12 supplement. By the way, a great question.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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B12 : B12 principally derives from animal sources and eggs. Dairy has little. Select soy can provide some. More vegan foods are being supplemented with B12, as B12 defici,ency is common among vegans. See www.vegetarian.org.uk/factsheets/b12factsheet.html
Answered on Aug 20, 2014

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