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1. vitamin B12 suppliers for vegetarians
Vitamin B12 is mainly found in animal foods. Since vegetarians avoid animal products, they must consume vitamin B12 in plant products. Large amounts of vitamin B12 are found primarily in eggs and dairy products. Just 100 grams of chicken egg can provide over 60 percent of your daily vitamin B12 requirement. Other vegetarian sources of vitamin B12 are cheese, yogurt and milk.
2 The daily requirement of vitamin B12
The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily amount of about 4 micrograms of vitamin B12 for adolescents 13 years and older and adults. In general, children should reach a daily amount of vitamin B12 of about 2 micrograms. Dosage and daily requirement may vary in certain life situations such as pregnancy or breastfeeding. Newborns obtain their vitamin B12 from their mother's milk. However, since this is not sufficient and does not fill the stores, infants are given additional vitamin B12 by the doctor at the first examination after birth.
What happens in the case of a vitamin B12 deficiency?
If the human organism does not receive vitamin B12 over a long period of time, deficiency symptoms can occur. A vitamin B12 deficiency can also result from congenital absorption disorders, such as intestinal disease. The organism has a large vitamin B12 depot because it can store the essential vitamin. For this reason, a deficiency may only be discovered at a later stage. A vitamin B12 deficiency can be detected in the blood count; one of the first symptoms is anaemia.
4. vitamin B12 in the form of food supplements
If you want to increase a vitamin B12 level that is too low with a food supplement, you should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Vitamin B12 capsules are particularly suitable for increasing the vitamin B12 level. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives such as microcrystalline cellulose. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.
Vitamineule® Vitamin B12 Capsules
In our online shop you will find our vitamin B12 capsules from Vitamineule®, which are completely free of artificial additives. Vitamineule® Vitamin B12 Capsules contain 500 µg vegetable methylcobalamin per capsule. Each can contains 90 capsules. In addition to fast & free shipping, we offer a voluntary six-month return guarantee on all products.
5. conclusion: vitamin B12 suppliers for vegetarians
Good vegetarian sources of vitamin B12 are milk, cheese and eggs. By eating a balanced diet, you can meet your daily requirement of vitamin B12. In case of deficiency, supplementation of vitamin B12 in the form of supplements will help.
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