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I'm considering a vegan diet, but i'm concerned about getting enough vitamin b12. How can I get some natural b12? I'd rather not take pills.

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Red Star Yeast

The only reliable vegan source of B12 that i know of is red star nutritional yeast vegetarian support formula (t-6635+).
About 2 rounded teaspoons a day supplies adequate b12. I think it would be a lot easier to take a pill! see http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/b12.Php.

In brief: Red Star Yeast

The only reliable vegan source of B12 that i know of is red star nutritional yeast vegetarian support formula (t-6635+).
About 2 rounded teaspoons a day supplies adequate b12. I think it would be a lot easier to take a pill! see http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/b12.Php.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Be careful

Fortified foods.
Ask the other vegans. Becoming a vegan is serious business. As a statement against the cruelty of factory farming of animals, it's admirable. The health benefits have been difficult to demonstrate scientifically; the best-known book relied on gravely flawed data from mao's china. You'll need guidance on supplementing -- your personal physician can help here.

In brief: Be careful

Fortified foods.
Ask the other vegans. Becoming a vegan is serious business. As a statement against the cruelty of factory farming of animals, it's admirable. The health benefits have been difficult to demonstrate scientifically; the best-known book relied on gravely flawed data from mao's china. You'll need guidance on supplementing -- your personal physician can help here.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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