National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on B Vitamins is the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
The B vitamins are
These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. They also help form red blood cells. You can get B vitamins from proteins such as fish, poultry, meat, eggs, and dairy products. Leafy green vegetables, beans, and peas also have B vitamins. Many cereals and some breads have added B vitamins.
Not getting enough of certain B vitamins can cause diseases. A lack of B12 or B6 can cause anemia.
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)