The Vitamin B12 Shopping List

Feeling frequently anxious? You might have a vitamin B12 deficiency.

The Vitamin B12 Shopping List

If you are constantly worried and anxious, you may need a vitamin B12 boost. By consuming supplements and foods rich in this nutrient, you will be on your way to improved health on the inside and out.

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Certain types of seafood are particularly high in vitamin B12. Mackerel, smoked salmon, herring, tuna, sardines, and trout are all excellent choices. Since the recommended dose is 2.4 micrograms daily, you can consume approximately 3 ounces of fish.

Watch: Why You Should Eat Fish Once a Week

Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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