Vitamin B12 helps to metabolise carbohydrates, fats and proteins and contributes to normal red blood cell formation.
The recommended daily intake (RDI) for adults is 2,4 micrograms.
A vegetarian diet can make you prone to a vitamin B12 deficiency.
Foods that contain Vitamin B12 include:
- Dairy products
Vitamin B12 can also be taken as a supplement and is generally in oral form.