Oral vitamin B12 supplementation reduces plasma total homocysteine concentration in women in India.

@article{Yajnik2007OralVB,
  title={Oral vitamin B12 supplementation reduces plasma total homocysteine concentration in women in India.},
  author={Chittaranjan Yajnik and Himangi Govind Lubree and Nileema V Thuse and Lalita V Ramdas and Swapna S Deshpande and Vaishali U Deshpande and Jyoti A Deshpande and Bhagyashree S Uradey and Anjali A Ganpule and Sadanand S. Naik and Niranjan P Joshi and Hannah J W Farrant and Helga Refsum},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={103-9}
}
People in India have a high prevalence of low vitamin B12 status and high plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations. In a proof of principle trial, we studied the effect of oral vitamin B12 (500 microg) and/or 100 g cooked green leafy vegetables (GLV) every alternate day in a 2x2 factorial design over a 6-week period. Forty-two non-pregnant vegetarian women (age 20-50 years) were randomly allocated to four study groups. Clinical measurements were made at the beginning and at the end of… CONTINUE READING
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