B Vitamins - The Complete Package!
Canadian beef boasts a complete package of the B-complex vitamins - thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6 and B12. These essential vitamins energize your body and are vital for the health and functioning of your nervous system.
Chew on This!
Boost your brainpower with beef! Research shows that the five B-complex vitamins found in Canadian beef may help protect against cognitive decline such as age-related dementia.
A bit more about Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 is unique in the B-complex family because it is found naturally only in meat, poultry, fish, eggs and milk products. Canadian beef is one of the richest sources of vitamin B12 - a 100g serving of cooked beef gives you 125% of your daily needs!
Vitamin B12 helps all your body’s cells work well and is especially important for:
- Building genetic material and healthy blood cells
- Creating a healthy nervous system
- Promoting the healthy functioning of your brain
Good To Know
Vegetarians, older adults and pregnant and breastfeeding women should take extra care to make sure they are meeting their needs for Vitamin B12.
In fact, pregnant and breastfeeding women need more vitamin B12 than any other age or stage. Including Canadian beef in your diet can support the healthy early development of your baby.
A registered dietitian can guide you in choosing reliable sources of vitamin B12. You can find a dietitian in your area at www.dietitians.ca.