Game Changers mening over vitamines achterhouden klopt het vitamine B12
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Game Changers opinion on vitamins

Florian Fermin
Florian Fermin

The Game Changers is a wildly popular documentary about the benefits of plant-based foods for athletes. With scientific evidence, shocking numbers and icons like Arnold Schwarzenegger. For example, everything is being pulled out to show that eating meat is unnecessary and that a vegan diet is sufficient to deliver top performances. But don't miss out on different vitamins. Game changers also gives his opinion about vitamins, and which ones you miss as a vegan.

According to the documentary, a vegan diet is enough to get all the nutrients the body needs to function. The documentary also indicates that you don't need meat to get strong, plant-based foods are just as good. It's nice to see that a documentary can have such an impact. Positive reactions about people who have started eating vegetarian or vegan food after the documentary are pouring in. Of course, there is some disagreement online as to whether protein from plants really makes you as strong as protein from animals. I think you need to take the documentary with a grain of salt. But the fact that this new lifestyle is good for the environment may be enough to get rid of eating meat every day.

What Game changers don't tell about vitamins

However, there is one problem that the documentary does not have an answer to: vitamin B12.

Vitamin B12 does not occur naturally in the human body. However, it is essential in the development of red blood cells, the functioning of the nervous system and growth of the body. It is therefore very important that you get enough vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is only found in animal products. Vitamin B12 will therefore not occur in a vegan diet. The documentary Game Changers gives an opinion on vitamins take extra vitamin supplements in addition to your diet. Read more about B12 here.

But it could be easier!

Cupplement has vitamin B12 in its blend as standard! That means no extra (often expensive) supplements. Your daily coffee, supplemented with the vitamin B12 as part of the vegan diet. This makes vegan eating even easier!