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- Greibe, Eva; Mahalle, Namita; Bhide, Vijayshri; Fedosov, Sergey; Heegaard, Christian W.; Naik, Sadanand; Nexo, Ebba
- European journal of nutrition 2019 v.58 no.1 pp. 261-270
- adults; biomarkers; blood serum; clinical trials; diet; homocysteine; methylmalonic acid; placebos; vitamin B12; India
- ... PURPOSE: We compare the effect of 8-week oral supplementation with cyano-B12 (currently used in vitamin pills) and hydroxo-B12 (predominant form in the diet) in a population with nutritional vitamin B12 deficiency. METHODS: Fifty-one healthy Indian adults with baseline serum cobalamin < 200 pmol/L were supplied for 8 weeks with daily oral supplements of 3-µg cyano-B12 (n = 15), 3-µg hydroxo-B12 (n ...