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About B12 Vitamins as a Vegan
Posted January 18th, 2013 - 8:25 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Hi!
I wanted to ask your help and recommendations if anyone knows about this.
I've seen a lot of information on the internet, and heard lot's of stories, but I still cannot find a good, serious, and practical response to my inquire.

Thing is: I've been a vegan for the last two years. I feel very good, I'm very healthy and everything is ok.
The problem is I did some exams for my parents, so they can feel secure about my decision. The result gave that I have a very seriously low level of B12. I've been reading and it seems it could be very dangerous to have it in such a low level. Also I have very low the iron and the vitamin D.

Anyone knows a serious way of being able to keep a vegan diet (or a vegetarian diet with milk, but no eggs)?
Of course I can take supplements. I will at the short term, cuz my B12 level is seriously low now. But I wanna find a solution for the long term.

It would be great if anyone can give me some information or help.
Thanks!

Seba :)

P.D: Wow, it's a long post. Sorry :)

Posted January 19th, 2013 - 5:27 pm by from San Isidro, Argentina (Permalink)
Hi!you could take some vitamins. What I do is order them from puritans.com they are natural ad great.
Vitamin D is more for winter than anything else but the rest is fine!

Posted January 20th, 2013 - 7:31 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
thanks daisy!
i am taking a b12 supplement now. but i would like to find a way of getting those vitamin without a supplement if its possible. in the meanwhile i will do it like this, as i find is the only way for now...
how do you get them? they send it to you? how much it cost to get it to argentina? :)
thanks for the info!

Posted January 23rd, 2013 - 6:50 pm from Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted January 28th, 2013 - 12:50 pm by from San Miguel, Argentina (Permalink)
Hola chicos! muy interesantes aportes

La levadura de cerveza es un buen suplemento rico en vitamina B,aminoacidos,etc

Saludos !

Posted February 4th, 2013 - 1:35 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Sí, muy buenos datos, gracias!

Namasté _/\_

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Posted January 23rd, 2013 - 6:48 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
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Posted February 4th, 2013 - 2:09 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Buenas, en una oportunidad fui a la nutricionista que te recomiendan de http://www.nutricionvegetariana.com/
Es muy buena, te da una charla de una hora adecuando una dieta para vos, y me recomendo que consumiera suplemento de b12.
Si podes ir sería genial!
En lo personal, viendo tantas opiniones dispares por todos lados creo que todavía no hay muuuchos estudios que puedan asegurar con mucha certeza el tema de la b12.

Saludos!

Posted February 12th, 2013 - 4:25 am by from Tigre, Argentina (Permalink)
Hola Seba, como va?
Te comento, soy vegetariano y desde que tome esta desición me puse a investigar y por lo que se, las algas dan grandes cantidades de b12l y tambien de hierro. Como lei antes, sin dudas lo mejor es que vayas a un profesional, pero para que tengas un indicio, las algas (las cuales aun no pude conseguir por mi ciudad, Tigre) tienen muchosssss propiedades.
Slds y que prontito mejores!!

Posted February 13th, 2013 - 2:40 pm from Dublin, Ireland (Republic of)
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Posted April 12th, 2013 - 4:07 am by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Al parecer los vegetarianos y veganos no necesitarian las mismas cantidades de B12 y hierro que los que consumen carne, segun estudios realizados y que son expuestos en el libro alimentacion consciente del Dr. Gabriel Cousens. A mi entender significa que el gasto metabolico de un vegetariano es menor al de una persona que come carne, entonces por mas que los estudios muestren una deficiencia de B12, la persona vegetariana se siente bien igual. No esta de mas tomar suplementos de espirulina, polen de abejas, y algun otro que te recomiende el medico naturista.