Vitamin B12 is not made by plants or animals, but by microbes that cover the earth. In today’s disinfected modern world, the water supply is commonly chlorinated to kill all bacteria. So while we don’t get a lot of B12 in the water, we don’t get a lot of cholera either, and that’s a good thing! Having a regular, reliable source is crucial for anyone on a plant-based diet.
What does the latest research say about B12 This infographic is a recap of the key takeaways and my updated recommendations.
For more details on these studies, download the digital B12 recommendations or watch the free videos on the NutritionFacts.org YouTube channel or on the B12 topic page of the website.
Michael Greger, MD
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