Vitamin B12 and Plant-Predominant Diets

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Vitamin B12 deficiencies are common in individuals consuming plant-predominant diets, including those who consume diary and/or eggs. Deficiencies can lead to megaloblastic anemia and peripheral neuropathy, among other multi-system manifestations. The prevalence, assessment and prevention of vitamin B12 deficiency in patients following plant-predominant diets will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-297
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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