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November 22, 2018 - NetDoctor

Why vegans and vegetarians need vitamin B12

Why vegans and vegetarians need vitamin B12
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'Vitamin B12 is made by micro-organisms, and isn't produced by plants,' says The Vegan Society Dietitian Heather Russell. 'It’s essential for any vegan to make sure that they’re getting enough vitamin B12 from either a supplement or fortified foods, which include dairy alternatives, breakfast cereal, dairy-free spreads and yeast extract.'

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