- IV LOUNGE
- OUR TEAM
- OUR BLOG
- VIRTUAL CONSULT
- CONTACT US
POSTED ON NOVEMBER 15, 2018 BY TORONTO FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE CENTRE
Vitamin b12 is mostly known for its energy boosting effects. So if you are feeling sluggish, lethargic, or drowsy, taking vitamin b12 may help you feel better.
What is vitamin b12?
Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent a type of anemia called megaloblastic anemia that makes people tired and weak.
Sources of Vitamin B12
Your body does not make Vitamin B12 so you need to regularly consume foods rich in Vitamin B12. According to Harvard Medical School, here are the top foods with B12:
Clams, 3 ounces: 84 mcg
100% fortified breakfast cereal (check the label), 1 serving: 6
Trout, 3 ounces: 5.4
Salmon, 3 ounces: 4.9
Canned tuna fish, 3 ounces: 2.5
Fortified soy milk, chocolate (check the label): 1.7
Beef, 3 ounces: 1.5
Nonfat plain Greek yogurt, 6 ounces: 1.3
Swiss cheese, 1 slice: 0.9
Ham, 3 ounces: 0.6
Egg, 1 large: 0.6
Roasted chicken breast, 3 ounces: 0.3
Source: Harvard Med
Interested in vitamin b12 iv therapy and vitamin b12 shots? Find out more by visiting our Toronto drip clinic – 162 Cumberland St 222 A, Toronto, ON M5R 1A8.
Another IV therapy you may be interested in is IV therapy for recovery. Read more here.
Contact our health practitioners, and schedule an appointment by calling (416) 968-6961.