Safest source of B12

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at bit.ly Donate at bit.ly DESCRIPTION: Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)? Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at nutritionfacts.org and I’ll try to answer it! I make a similar “baggage” argument about meat in my video Food Is a Package Deal (nutritionfacts.org and about dairy in Plant vs. Cow Calcium (nutritionfacts.org Tomorrow I’m going to get into the nitty-gritty on how much one needs on a weekly basis, and Wednesday’s video-of-the-day will cover daily dosing. Or you can skip to Vitamin B12: How Much, How Often? (nutritionfacts.org and for background, see my blog post Vegan B12 Deficiency: Putting It into Perspective (nutritionfacts.org For more on how many eggs would be required for other nutrients, see Egg Industry Blind Spot (nutritionfacts.org And those with a thing for vegan bowel movement studies, see Bristol Stool Scale (nutritionfacts.org Bowels of the Earth (nutritionfacts.org Food Mass Transit (nutritionfacts.org and Bowel Movement Frequency (nutritionfacts.org And there are videos on a thousand or so other topics (nutritionfacts.org so please feel free to dig in!
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Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at bit.ly Donate at bit.ly DESCRIPTION: Beets found to significantly improve athletic performance while reducing oxygen needs, upsetting a fundamental tenet of sports physiology. Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at nutritionfacts.org and I’ll try to answer it! The “wild ride” of which I speak is a 3-week series—my longest video sequence yet—exploring this phenomenon. In tomorrow’s NutritionFacts.org (nutritionfacts.org video-of-the-day I’ll discuss the proposed mechanism and then delve into the pros, cons, and controversies surrounding the performance-enhancing effects of vegetables. Strap yourself in! If you don’t have the patience to wait, you can check out the DVD (nutritionfacts.org (all proceeds to charity) or take this opportunity to dive into any of the other thousand subjects (nutritionfacts.org

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3 Responses to “Safest source of B12”

  1. thats actually a really good question … i do believe there are still many humans on the planet today consuming insects on a regular basis

  2. what about clams?… i found a claim that 1 serving of clams provide appx 900 percent of our daily required amount of B12… that’s a weeks worth … & our livers store it… do we absorb the B12 from clams? what if they are cooked? also, according to FDA web, it appears clams absorb less mercury than some of the other sea creatures that we eat… older animals contain more mercury… seems logical… although, this report is encouraging me to be OK w supplementation

  3. What do you think about eating insects for b12?