Amount of Vitamin B-12, also called cobalamin in Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, ENFAMIL, LACTOFREE, ready-to-feed
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There is µg amount of Vitamin B-12, also called cobalamin in amount of Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, ENFAMIL, LACTOFREE, ready-to-feed
VITAMIN B12 (Cobalamin)
The most significant difference between B12 and other B group vitamins is that B12 can be stored in the body, specifically in the muscles and liver.
For this reason deficiency usually develops after 5 to 10 years of not consuming dietary B12. As it is absent from the plant foods and obtained mostly from animal protein the most obvious group to develop deficiency are vegetarians and vegans. The deficiency is also common in the elderly due to the lack of appetite B12 is essential in normal function of the body as it is important component in replication of cells, metabolism of fats, proteins and carbohydrates and is needed for production of red blood cells.
Some of the symptoms of B12 deficiency include, tingling, numbness, memory loss even mood changes. Besides dietary sources such as animal protein, egg yolk, milk and cheese, B12 is also made via bacterial synthesis in the gut.
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