What is vitamin B12???
Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin. The body can store B12 for years in the liver, and B12, like the other B vitamins, is important for metabolism. B12 also helps formation of blood cells and in the maintenance of the the central nervous systems.
Food sources of vitamin B12
B12 is found in a variety of animal proteins, as well as organ meats (beef liver), shellfish (clams), meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and some breakfast cereals, and nutritional yeasts.
B12 deficiencies include: anemia, pernicious anemia, loss of balance, numbness, or tingling in the arms and legs, and weakness.