1. josetapadas

    B12 excess intake

    So as I've recently started eating strictly vegetarian (after dropping eggs and dairy) I've started to search for a supplement for B12. I live in Zurich and the only brand I've come upon was...
  2. A

    EU Homemade B12 vitamin possible?

    There is myth that Vitamin B12 can be acquired only by eating animal based products however in reality cobalamin or methylcobalamin is produced by specific bacteria such as lactobacillus reuteri to name a few and our ancestors would get it by drinking from natural water sources or eating not...
  3. Meyersaurus

    I just found out today that the only reason meat contains B12 is because livestock are supplemented.

    I am literally so furious right now.. I just read an article that 90% of all the B12 supplements produced in the world are fed to livestock, because they don't naturally contain it. Is this a joke? This was literally the main "argument" thrown at me my entire life, the only point about the...
  4. B

    New vegan - problems with nose and i look pale

    I've been on vegan diet about a month. I was always red in the face and i never had stiffy running nose problems and i never had pimples. since i was vegan i began to have running nose problem, and i look pale and have small pimples on my face. I thought i wasn't getting enough, so i bought...
  5. pflanzenfresser

    How much b12 do i really need?

    Hi dear Vegan community! This week I had a doctor appointment to discuss my B12 deficiency. She gave me a Liquid containing 1000mcg Methylcobalamin per ml and told me to take 3ml (3000mcg) per day for the first two weeks and then continue taking 1ml (1000mcg) per day. As the DGE (Germany's...
  6. Second Summer

    Life Sciences Study: Watercress can absorb vitamin B12

    Researchers from University of Kent have found that watercress can absorb cobalamin from the soil, and thereby make it available to humans. More: Researchers Make Breakthrough Discovery With Plant-Based B12 (26. May 2018) The study was published in Cell Chemical Biology...
  7. J

    First week: major energy issue - b12?

    Do you think this could have been a B12 deficiency issue? Could a deficiency start so fast in an active person? Hello, My first week of being Vegan and I think I already messed up and freaked myself out. I was doing fine and feeling great until the 8th day. That day I felt really tired, dizzy...
  8. B

    Product Supplements, protein and similar :)

    Hello Everyone :D Heres a website that can provide you with all you need from super foods to vitamin b12 supplements and everything inbetween, perfect for those wanting to get fit, bodybuild or to keep super healthy in general. Have a look through the online shop and see if you find anything...
  9. S

    US Vegan Giveaway

    We wanted to let you guys know about our vegan giveaway this month featuring our sho balance (vegan probiotic) and sho energy (vegan b vitamins & matcha) + several other great vegan products. thanksgiving promotion
  10. S

    Product Vegan giveaway

    We wanted to let you guys know about our vegan giveaway this month featuring our sho balance (vegan probiotic) and sho energy (vegan b vitamins & matcha) + several other great vegan products.
  11. Sharon Horder

    Rice crispies

    Is it healthy to eat a bowl of rice crispies to get full recommened amount of B12 daily? Thanks
  12. Green.Wave

    19 yr old new vegan. tips for adequate iron/vitamins/calcium/healthy body wieght/etc.

    I purchased a b 12 high quality whole foods supplement. I need to get my d2 levels up so i bought d2 drops and d3 drops. I don't want my iron levels to go down. How to maintain a nutrient dense vegan diet? Any recommended foods? Supplements? Thanks
  13. A

    6 weeks in - feeling awful - any help?

    Hi All, Just joined here, I've been vegan for 6 weeks and I'm feeling really exhausted. I started off well eating homemade chilli and curry, fruit, lots of spinach, lentils, beans etc. What's gone wrong recently is I've started to eat lots of carbs, I've gained weight (and hit the peanut...
  14. C

    Vitamins daily value of one pill

    Hi there. First of all I want to thank the members of this forum for being so supportive. Half a year of being a vegan would be much harder without your advice and support. I had some health problems in the beginning which you helped figure out. Did my blood tests, which showed extremely low...
  15. silva

    Nutrition & Diet New vegan supplement-Complement

    From the people at meatfreeathlete comes what sounds like my supplement from here on out0 Complement! I've been taking B12 sublinguals, vegan DHA/EPA caps, and D3. Complement is a spray combining them all, and at a great price when you realize you're only paying for one thing rather than three...
  16. M

    Product Hiqh Quality Liquid Vitamin B12 - 1 Week Sale

    For a limited time, all SBR Nutrition Liquid Vitamins will be 20% off for members of this forum. They have a high quality liquid Vitamin B12 supplement that is vegan friendly and very effective. Although the brand is relatively new, the reviews on the B12 specifically have been stellar! Promo...
  17. H


    Mussels are not sentient. Would you have a problem with someone eating them and still calling themselves vegan? Sure, technically they are animals, but I'm more concerned with ethics than specifics. They have minimal to no affect on the environment when harvesting. My morals and standards still...
  18. Kirstie Fuller

    B12 deficiency

    Firstly Hi I'm new to this! I'm Kirstie and I've been vegan since March this year. Here's the low down, I've taken on more hours at work. I'm training to be a Supervisor for customer service at waitrose. So a lot of running around lately and stress with Christmas just around the corner. But...
  19. JuliaH

    Any Advice B12?

    Hello - I am a relatively new vegan and have been substituting my diet with B12 boost oral spray (4 squirts a day). I noticed over the last two or so weeks that my legs have become insanely itchy - I mean rip the skin off itchy and then happened to notice one of the side effects of B12 is...
  20. Krish Jay

    Vegans can get sick too

    Hi guys, I saw a few posts on people feeling under-the-weather and once I like you thought that if we are eating so many fruits and vegetables - why are we getting sick? The video that illuminated the issue for me is this: Dr. Michael Greger talks about why a 40 year vegan dies of a heart...