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Health Tip: You Need Vitamin B12

(HealthDay News) -- Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy blood and aids in making important proteins. People who don't get enough can have memory problems or confusion, and are at greater risk of developing anemia, Children's Hospital Boston says.

The hospital mentions these dietary sources of vitamin B12:

  • Poultry.
  • Seafood and fish.
  • Meat.
  • Eggs.
  • Cheese, yogurt and milk.
  • Foods that are fortified with vitamin B12, such as certain breakfast cereals.

-- Diana Kohnle

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