B-12 breaks down fats and protein and helps us lose weight. B-12 deficiency can lead to depression. Haddock, herring, ocean perch, pollock, trout, salmon and rockfish, Cottage, Camembert, ricotta, Swiss cheeses provide B-12. B vitamins are impoetant for dieters and diabetics alike.
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If you take metformin to control your type 2 diabetes, ask your doctor to take a look at your vitamin B-12 levels when you get a chance. A recent British study shows that metformin may cause a deficiency in the vitamin, which is necessary for the regeneration of red blood cells and the maintenance of nervous system health. Check your vitamin D levels and magnesium at the same time!!!
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