This is the second in our article series regarding Vitamin B12, a necessary nutrient for all ages and of particular interest to the elderly. For a basic introductory guide and list of the best sources of natural B12, please check out last week's blog post here.
As the best natural sources for Vitamin B12 are all meat or animal based products, vegans & vegetarians may wish to seek out foods that were fortified with B12 during their production and packaging process instead. Such foods tend to be cereal grain, bean, or seed based with a smattering of fungus based offerings as well.
The current recommended daily dose of Vitamin B12 for adults age 14+ is 2.4ug (micrograms) per day.
Listed below are the five best synthetic sources for dietary Vitamin B12, further broken down into the best types or brands of food readily available per subtype.