What is vitamin B12, and why do you need it? How much B12 do you need per day? Which form of B12 is best? What is a normal B12 level?
Do you have questions about vitamin B12? Neal Barnard, MD, is here to answer some of the the most asked questions regarding vitamin B12!
B12 is an essential nutrient that you need for healthy nerves and blood. B12 is not made by either animals or plants, but by bacteria. On a vegan diet you’ll need to get B12 either as a supplement, which you’ll find in all drug stores and many food stores, or through fortified foods, like B12-fortified soy milk.
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