Vitamin B12 is important for metabolism. Metabolism within the body includes the processes of energy generation and use -- including nutrition, digestion, absorption, elimination, respiration, circulation, and temperature regulation.
Reviewed By: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.