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A 43-year-old female asked:

i am folate, b12 & vitamin d deficient. i am not a vegan. in laymans terms what does this mean for me?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Vitamin deficient: It means you either do not get enough from your diet and sun exposure ( for vitamin D) or you cannot absorb them, due to a malabsorption syndrome, a typical example being celiac disease among many others.

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