Our daily nutrition plays a vital role in our health and well-being. Fitness enthusiasts like us, follow a well-planned-out food chart which provides our system with optimum amounts of vitamins, minerals, and fibers.
But in the long run, there are certain deficiencies in nutriment which show little too vivid symptoms. Vitamin B12 symptoms, on the other hand, are minute and can be ignored if we aren’t careful.
Vitamin b12 helps our system immensely and especially by helping red blood cells multiply at a proper rate.
Be it increased metabolism rate or production of energy from carbohydrates vitamin b is performing all these actions. Even if the symptoms are small, it is always best to be aware of them.
1. Headaches and Dizziness
Headaches and dizziness are hard to point out as symptoms as both can happen from gas, nerves, and heat. If you feel dizzy upon standing up fast or looking down from a height, you need vitamin b12.
2. Weak Muscles
Many of us feel fatigued and weak by the afternoon. Our bodies suddenly seem to give up from doing physical work. This weakness happens mainly due to our muscles not getting enough vitamin b12.
3. We forget too fast
Even if we blame our phones and lifestyle on our forgetfulness but should be aware of what we are eating. If our daily food intake does not have b12-rich ingredients, our memories can flicker slightly.
4. Dried Mouth
If your mouth feels very dry even after drinking an adequate amount of water, this might be a sign of a lack of vitamin b12. Our body needs proper water retention which also helps in keeping our skin and hair healthy. The dryness in the system is first understood by us when our mouth feels excessively dry.
Food Ingredients Rich in Vitamin b12
- Portions of meat such as kidney and liver
- Dairy products such as milk and cheese
- Farm-fresh meat such a chicken and lamb
- Non-packaged fresh beef and pork.
There is a visible lack of vegan options when it comes to supplying vitamin b12. But there are a few options which are readily available
- Shitake Mushroom
- Soya Milk
Vitamin b12 deficiency can be easily taken care of through proper nutrient intake and a healthy food habit. Make sure to ask your doctor about the requirements for your system.