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Jul 7, 2021
uMMA - 'Catch-22' or Catch-all?

uMMA is Especially Useful When Blood B12 Levels are in the Low Normal Range

Jun 14, 2021
Alzheimer's, B Vitamins and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Team Brain Power: B12, Folate, Omega-3s and B6

Feb 21, 2021
Is There a Better Blood Test for B12 Deficiency Other Than a B12 Level?

The MMA Test Teaches a Lot About Why B12 is So Important for Energy

Nov 26, 2020
Higher Fracture Risk for Vegans and Vegetarians

Does B12 deficiency Play a Role?

Nov 19, 2020
Prenatal Vitamins - the House that Folate Built

Folate AND Vitamin B12 are Important Supplements Before and Early in Pregnancy

Nov 6, 2020
I Have to Eat What Now? Half-a-Pound of Liver? Every Day? Seriously??

How Choosing the Right Diet for the Wrong Reason Led to Solving the Mystery Behind Pernicious Anemia

Oct 28, 2020
How Much of Mom's Folate Supplement is Available to Her Nursing Infant?

Breast-Milk Folate is the Primary Source of Folate for Breastfed Infants

Oct 25, 2020
Is Folic Acid Metabolized Differently in Women at Different Stages in the Child Bearing Years?

Conversion of Folic Acid to Metabolically Active Folate

Oct 19, 2020
What’s in a name..? The case of the missing B vitamins.

"That By Which We Call a Rose. By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet." William Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet

Oct 15, 2020
Is the Need for Taking Prenatal Folate Only Important in Early Pregnancy?

Insights into Folate Requirements Throughout Pregnancy and Lactation

Oct 12, 2020
Choline, B-vitamins and Autism

A Mouse Model of a Common Form of Autism Shows a Benefit of Supplementing Choline

Oct 9, 2020
How a Crude Clinical Experiment Exposed the Elegance of Vitamin B12 Absorption

The Ingenious Scientific Protocol That Would Never Be Approved Today

Oct 6, 2020
Numbness and Tingling Symptoms in Hypothyroidism May Be Due To Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Doctors Should Be Screening for Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Hypothyroid Patients

Sep 30, 2020
Most Americans Are Not Consuming Enough Choline in Their Diet

Only 8% of Pregnant Women are Meeting Choline Recommendations

Sep 25, 2020
Does a Normal Vitamin B12 Level Exclude the Diagnosis of Pernicious Anemia?

The Role of Antibodies in Giving Spuriously High B12 Measurements

Sep 22, 2020
Is There a Difference in the Absorption of Folic Acid and Folate?

Folic Acid and Folate Are Not Interchangeable Terms for the Same Vitamin

Sep 18, 2020
Choline, B12 and Folate are Joined at the Hip, and the Hip is called Methionine

The Interdependence of Single Carbon Nutrients and What an Elevated Homocysteine Level Tells Us

Sep 14, 2020
Can Pregnant Women Make Enough Choline to Support Their Baby and Themselves?

Choline Production is Revved Up in Last Trimester

Sep 10, 2020
What Exactly are the Auto-Antibodies of the Autoimmune Disease, Pernicious Anemia?

The Antibodies That Destroy Intrinsic Factor and the Cells that Make it in the Stomach.

Sep 8, 2020
Have You Taken Your Orizanins Today?

The 1910 Discovery That Was Lost in Translation

Sep 7, 2020
A Connection Between Vitamin B12 and Iron?

The Molding of Many Twentieth Centuries Leaders

Sep 4, 2020
Why Do Our Genes Cause Us To Be Metabolically Unique?

Small Gene Variations from Misspellings are Frequent and May Have a Big Effect on Metabolic Processes

Sep 3, 2020
Worried About Cognitive Decline and Is There Anything to Do About It?

Blood Homocysteine is a Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer's Disease

Sep 1, 2020
Choline, "The Mother-Substance-of-All"

Choline Identified as Important Component in Human Brain in 1865

Aug 28, 2020
Vitamin B12 Deficiency is Very Common in Thyroid Disease

Atrophic Gastritis and Pernicious Anemia is Often Associated with Thyroid Disease

Aug 26, 2020
Are Older People More Likely to be Vitamin B12 Deficient?

Vitamin B12 Declines with Age Due to Gastric Dysfunction and is NOT a Normal Consequence of Aging

Aug 24, 2020
Vitamin B12 Turns Competitors into Colleagues

Competing Scientists Pool Their Resources to Crack the Vitamin B12 Structure

Aug 21, 2020
Measuring MMA Levels can Detect Vitamin B12 Deficiency Even When a Vitamin B12 Blood Test is Normal

MMA Test is More Sensitive at Diagnosing Mild or Moderate B12 Deficiency than Vitamin B12 Levels

Aug 18, 2020
Is High Vitamin B12 Status a Cause of Lung Cancer?

High Dose Vitamin B12 Doses May Increase Risk for Lung Cancer

Aug 11, 2020
Should Doctors be Testing Vitamin B12 Status in Diabetics?

Vitamin B12 Deficiency is Very Common in Diabetics and Diagnosis and Treatment Could Bring Huge Benefits

Aug 6, 2020
Nobel Prize for Chemistry Awarded for Discovering the Structure of Vitamin B12

Nobel Prize Awarded for Characterizing Vitamin B12

Aug 5, 2020
Are Overweight People More Likely to Have Low Vitamin B12 Levels?

Obesity is Associated with Low Vitamin B12 Status

Aug 3, 2020
Vegans and Vegetarians are More Vulnerable to Develop Vitamin B12 Deficiency

There are many more people who don’t have enough B12 than we thought.

Aug 3, 2020
A More Accurate Way of Measuring Vitamin B12 Status than a B12 Blood Level

MMA Measurement is a More Accurate Way to Evaluate Vitamin B12 Status

Jul 31, 2020
Can You Spot a Person with Vitamin B12 Deficiency at the Airport?

Jul 29, 2020
Is Measuring Blood Vitamin B12 Levels the Best Way to Test for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

The Most Common Test for B12 Misses Deficiency Most Commonly

Jul 24, 2020
How a Sandwich Spread Helped Scientists Discover the Cause & Treatment of Pernicious Anemia

Jul 15, 2020
How Scientists Discovered Intrinsic Factor and Its Vital Role in Vitamin B12 Absorption

Jul 10, 2020
Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Cause Lifelong Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

Jul 9, 2020
Why Vitamin B12 Deficiency Is Common in Vegans, Vegetarians and Ovo-Vegetarians

Jul 6, 2020
How Scientists Discovered That The Mysterious 'Extrinsic Factor' in Liver was Vitamin B12

Jul 3, 2020
Why Vitamin B12 was Called 'Extrinsic Factor' by the Scientist Who Predicted That it Must Exist

Jun 30, 2020
Do You Know That What You Eat Can Control Whether Your Genes Do Their Job Properly?

Jun 29, 2020
Pernicious Anemia is the Name of the Anemia Caused by Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Jun 26, 2020
How does a Big Molecule Like Vitamin B12 Get Absorbed from the Intestine?

Jun 25, 2020
Vitamin B12's Size Makes it Very Vulnerable to Being Destroyed by Gastric Acid

Jun 21, 2020
B vitamins Play a Key Role in Supplying Single Carbon Methyl Groups for Gene Expression

Jun 19, 2020
Vitamin B12 is named after the rare earth metal at its center

Jun 18, 2020
How Spinach Came to Give Vitamin B9 Its Name - Folic Acid

Jun 18, 2020
Is There a Difference between Folate and Folic Acid?

Jun 16, 2020
B12 is the Biggest and Most Complex Vitamin by Far