Diet lacking in food from animal sources increases risk of preterm birth: Study

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology found women who lacked B12 in their diets were more likely to have preterm babies. 

The study of 11,216 pregnancies in 11 countries showed that low levels of B12, commonly found in animal products, were linked to increased risk for preterm births.  Vitamin B12 is vital for the production of red blood cells and cellular metabolic energy. 

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