Vitamin B12 is essential to support the nervous system and brain. Discover the interesting causes of a vitamin B12 deficiency you may have never heard of before.
0:00 Introduction: Is vitamin B12 important?
0:10 Vitamin B12 deficiency damage
1:10 Vitamin B12 deficiency causes
9:45 Learn more about folic acid!
A huge percentage of the population is deficient in vitamin B12. So today, we’re going to talk about what causes a vitamin B12 deficiency.
A person deficient in vitamin B12 could experience irreversible damage, primarily to their nervous system and brain. A vitamin B12 deficiency could also lead to heart damage, anemia, depression, and other health issues.
Vitamin B12 is in red meat and isn’t present in plants. A well-known cause of vitamin B12 deficiency is a lack of animal products in the diet. If someone is vegetarian or vegan, they need to take a natural vitamin B12 supplement.
Causes of vitamin B12 deficiency many people are unaware of:
1. H. pylori infection
• Broccoli sprouts or broccoli microgreens
• Clover or manuka honey
• Natural vitamin B12 supplement
• Benfotiamine (vitamin B1)
• Natural vitamin B12 supplement (methylcobalamin)
• Consume foods high in vitamin B12 (red meat and beef liver)
4. Synthetic folic acid
• Avoid folic acid and take methylfolate instead, if necessary
5. Laughing gas
• Take natural vitamin B12
• Avoid PPIs and take natural vitamin B12
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Thanks for watching! I hope this helps increase your awareness of the surprising causes of a vitamin B12 deficiency. I’ll see you in the next video.