Top health benefits of vitamin B12 :

 

 

 

 

Vitamin B12 is ;

 

  • Water-soluble

  • also called cobalamin.

and used for;

 

  • Bone health

  • Red blood cells formation

  • DNA Synthesis

  • Energy levels

  • Used for nervous system development.

 

1_ Uses in the red blood cells production :

 

  • It helps in the production of red blood cells

  • When you have less supplement of vitamin B12 in your body, it causes a disease called anemia

  • In this disease your body doesn’t transport oxygen to other parts of the body due to red blood cells deficiency.

 

2_It prevents birth defects :

 

  • Vitamin B12 plays a very important role to a healthy pregnancy.

  • It prevents brain and spinal cord birth defects too.

 

3_ It gives energy boost to your body :

 

Vitamin B12 improves your level of energy and produces energy in your body when it’s deficiency occurs.

 

 

4_ It prevents your brain with memory loss:

 

  • It’s deficiency causes memory loss especially in older peoples

  • It prevents brain astrophy too

  • Brain astrophy is a disease in which loss of neurons occurs in the brain,which results poor memory performance.

 

5_ Improves your mood:

 

  • Vitamin B12 plays an important role to metabolize serotonin

  • Serotonin is a chemical used for improving your mood, it’s deficiency causes depression.

 

6_ Vitamin B12 promotes healthy hair, nails and skin:

 

  • It’s proper supplement improves your skin, hair and nails, but it’s deficiency causes dermatologic symptoms like

  • Hyperpigmentation

  • Nail discoloration

  • Vitiligo ( looses skin in patches).

 

7_Reduces macular degeneration:

 

  • Vitamin B12 prevents macular degeneration disease, which mainly affects vision of the eyes.

 

Sources of vitamin B12:

 

Although it is primarily found in animal products but there are some main sources

 

  • Cooked salmon fish

  • Whole milk Greek yogurt

  • Eggs

  • Meat

  • Some plant-based foods ( breakfast cereals).

 

Side effects of vitamin B12 :

 

It is considered safe and doesn’t associate with many side effects.

 

However it may causes allergic reactions in some peoples or when used in high doses.

It may causes

 

  • Rashes

  • Shortness of breath

  • Swollen tongue

  • Itching

Low blood potassium levels.

 

 

Also Read :

Top Health Benefits of Vitamin C 

 

Don’t Miss :

Top Health Benefits of Vitamin E 

 

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