News tagged with vitamin b12

Vitamin B12 accelerates worm development

Everyday our cells take in nutrients from food and convert them into the building blocks that make life possible. However, it has been challenging to pinpoint exactly how a single nutrient or vitamin changes ...

Feb 13, 2014
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Vegans' elevated heart risk requires omega-3s and B12

People who follow a vegan lifestyle — strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind — may increase their risk of developing blood clots and atherosclerosis or "hardening of the arteries," ...

Feb 02, 2011
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Vitamin B12 may reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease

A new study shows that vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer's disease, adding more evidence to the scientific debate about whether the vitamin is effective in reducing the risk of memory loss. The research will be published ...

Oct 18, 2010
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