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Vitamin B12 foods: How to avoid a B12 deficiency

Tanuja Sodhi
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Vitamin B12 foods How to avoid a B12 deficiency

It may sound bizarre but it’s true— 7 out of 10 diet and fitness patients that appear before our nutritionist Tanuja Sodhi, invariably suffer from a Vitamin B12 deficiency. She says that all she needs to do, is to look at their pale faces and ask them whether they feel listless and low on energy through the day. If the answer is an instant and a firm nod of the head, it’s most likely the vitamin B12 that is giving them a tough time! The point she makes in this blog is that B12 deficiency is extremely common— Read the blog to learn about 1) Symptoms of B12 deficiency 2) Causes of B12 deficiency 3) Preventing it through a proper diet 4) The recommended daily allowance for our bodies. Know more...


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shalini tiwari

| Feb 16, 2016

Already taking injection s of B12 as I m a vegetarian and suffering frm the symptoms mentioned above.. Fatigue, tiredness, tingling of toes, hairfall etc.

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Jayanti Rao

| Sep 05, 2015

Thanks for this useful information.

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Sonal Doshi

| Sep 02, 2015

Useful information thx

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Kamal Garg

| Sep 02, 2015

Useful information

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Sarita Khatri

| Sep 01, 2015

Useful information ????

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miss nangal

| Sep 01, 2015

It's a pleasure joining this site. it helps us in many ways. i wish if you can suggest more vegetarian dishes

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Mamta Volam

| Sep 01, 2015

Am learning n getting to know lot many useful tips from this site n very essential n info thanks a lot

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manishamore2702

| Sep 01, 2015

@rupali... may be bcos same happened with my father 3yrs ago. he is vegeterian. so doc gave him vitB12 injections nd tabs

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manishamore2702

| Sep 01, 2015

Nice article.. my daughter's hairs are becoming grey nowadays she is 8yrs... nd its started from 6 yrs.. is it because of vit B12 deficiency??

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Niti Seth

| Sep 01, 2015

Nice article. good tip tarala.

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Sunitha Vaishali

| Aug 27, 2015

Very informative????

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Jhanvibhurani

| Aug 23, 2015

V. useful information. Thnx

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Shalini Trehan

| Aug 22, 2015

Thanks for sharing such a valuable information.

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Chandrasekaran C

| Aug 22, 2015

Worth reading and informative.

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rupali

| Aug 22, 2015

My father is suffering from weight loss and he can not eat twice a day , he can only have meal once a day . He is 65 yrs old . Can it be vitamin B12 deficiency ?

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Kanchan Banerjee

| Aug 22, 2015

Thanks for the information. Vitamin B12 deficiency also effects nerve cells.

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Indradev

| Aug 22, 2015

Thanks for the sharing and caring

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Sakshi Singh

| Jul 30, 2015

Thanks for the information

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Milind Tokare

| Jul 30, 2015

Thanx for information

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Monaaz A Sethna

| Jul 29, 2015

Thanks for the vital information.

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Priya

| Jul 29, 2015

Very informative information thanks

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Parentune Support

| Jul 29, 2015

Hi Parijatha Pls seek a medical advice to know about the test details.

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Parentune Support

| Jul 29, 2015

Hi Poonam Roy Pls don't take any medicine without consulting to the doctor. Any supplement of even vitamin and minerals should only be taken after doctor's advice.

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Poonam Roy

| Jul 29, 2015

Any vitamin capsules can be taken to increase the vitamin b 12 ?

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Parijatha

| Jul 28, 2015

What blood test is that? Please specify the name of the test to know Vit B12 deficiency

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Arifa Khan sohail

| Jul 28, 2015

No doubt very useful information... thx

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Darshana Sampat

| Jul 28, 2015

Too good. Very nice information..

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Aakanksha Nigam

| Jul 22, 2015

Very informative

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Madhuripatawari

| Jun 21, 2015

Plz suggest supplements for b12 which can b given to kids above 10... Or any other diet since we are vegetarians.

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Tarala Choudhary

| Jun 15, 2015

Kneading the chapati dough with yeast( dissolved in lukewarm water) increases d B12 content of d product by almost three times d original one... esp if skimmed milk powder too is added along with d Atta. Useful tip for vegetarians... worth trying...

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Neha Netragaonkar

| Jun 15, 2015

Vry useful information

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Sachin A Kamble

| Jun 13, 2015

Very much informative.. thanks

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reshmi

| Jun 12, 2015

Very informative. Me too suffering from b12 deficiency... It goes unnoticed in the initial stage.

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Sachin Babanrao Rananaware

| Jun 12, 2015

Thank you very much for good info; I am also suffering from this.

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Shweta Joshi

| Jun 12, 2015

This was informative. Thanks

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nishi

| May 16, 2015

Very common in women but rare media to avail the right information, thanku for awareness.

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romalindias

| May 15, 2015

Thanks for such a informative knowledge

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ritu sharma

| Apr 26, 2015

Plz Suggest some more b12 vegetarian diet

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Sheetal Soni

| Oct 28, 2014

Thanks it's very useful information

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Shradha

| Jul 02, 2014

Thanks it is very useful

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Geetha

| Jun 19, 2014

Thanks for sharing useful information

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sumedha

| Jun 19, 2014

Absolutely. I give my kids becosule almost every day

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Varinder

| May 13, 2014

Thanks for information

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suraj

| May 13, 2014

Nice information. .Thanks. .

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Taruna

| Apr 08, 2014

Very informative !!

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Dimple

| Feb 09, 2014

Vry useful information.... thank u :)

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Harshapriya

| Jan 11, 2014

Thank u for sharg valuble information

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Vanisri

| Dec 12, 2013

Thanks. This article is very useful

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Deepti khurana

| Dec 11, 2013

Thanks... its really helpful?

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sudipta

| Nov 20, 2013

Very true Facing d same problem. This article helped me

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Arun kumar

| Oct 24, 2013

This is too good and informative.

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Arun kumar

| Oct 24, 2013

This is too good and informative.

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Dharati Dani

| Oct 14, 2013

Very informative!!

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