June 1997 Issue
Think You Need A B12 Boost? It May Depend Upon Your Age
Q. I'm 65 years old and get more tired than I used to. Could a vitamin B12 supplement help me feel peppier? A. Perhaps. In general, most people get enough B12 from the foods they eat. The traditional view has been that a B12 deficiency is unusual unless you're a complete vegetarian (vegan), have had a portion of your stomach or intestines removed, or have inherited an inability to absorb B12. Yet, experts
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