Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

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An essential nutrient which has to be consumed in animal source foods, fortified foods or supplements. Its key roles in the body include synthesis of red blood cells, nerve and brain function, prevention of neural tube defects, and prevention of growth and cognitive impairment in infants and young children.


OpeN-Global, 2021