Feb 27, 2024, 02:43 PM IST

8 foods rich in Vitamin B12

Khushi Patel


Excellent providers of vitamin B12 are clams, oysters, mussels, and crab; clams are especially rich in this vitamin


A little dish of either beef or chicken liver can provide you with a substantial amount of vitamin B12


Sardines, trout, tuna, and salmon are examples of fatty fish that are good providers of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is also present in tinned fish, including salmon and tuna


Sources of vitamin B12 include beef, hog, lamb, and poultry (including chicken and turkey). For a healthy choice, go for lean meat cuts


Vitamin B12 is present in eggs, particularly in the yolk. Including eggs in your diet can increase the amount of vitamin B12 that you get

Dairy Products

For lacto-vegetarians who consume dairy products, milk, yoghurt, and cheese are excellent providers of vitamin B12

Meals Made from Plants

Certain meals made from plants are fortified with vitamin B12, which makes them ideal for vegetarians and vegans. These include fortified breakfast cereals, fortified nutritional yeast, and fortified plant-based milk (such almond, soy, or oat milk)

Foods Fortified

Vitamin B12 may be present in some fortified foods, such as fortified tofu and meat alternatives. It's critical to verify product labels to make sure vitamin B12 is added fortification

This content, including advice, gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion