Vitamin B12 plays an important role in your brain, nervous system and in blood formation.

Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

2.4 mcg

Food sources

  • Eggs
  • Meats
  • Poultry
  • Fish
  • Dairy products

Problems associated with deficiency

  • Anaemia
  • Severe neurological disease
  • Soreness of the tongue
  • Weakness

Potential benefits at recommended levels

  • Helps form red blood cells
  • Needed to reduce the risk of certain forms of anaemia
  • Aids in the function of body cells, especially nerve, brain and red blood cells