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Serum concentrations of vitamin B12 and folate in British male omnivores, vegetarians and vegans: Results from a cross-sectional analysis of the EPIC-Oxford cohort study

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Background/Objectives: Vegans, and to a lesser extent vegetarians, have low average circulating concentrations of vitamin B12; however, the relation between factors such as age or time on these diets and vitamin B12 concentrations is not clear. The objectives of this study were to investigate differences in serum vitamin B12 and folate concentrations between omnivores, vegetarians and vegans and to ascertain whether vitamin B12 concentrations differed by age and time on the diet. Subjects/Met...

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10.1038/ejcn.2010.142

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Gilsing, AMJ More by this author
Lloyd-Wright, Z More by this author
Sanders, TAB More by this author
Appleby, PN More by this author
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Journal:
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume:
64
Issue:
9
Pages:
933-939
Publication date:
2010-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
URN:
uuid:60aae21d-e891-4721-b15a-6e2531dcd1d7
Source identifiers:
93143
Local pid:
pubs:93143
Language:
English
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