Vitamins, dietary supplements
Vitamins, dietary supplements, supplements containing vitamin B6, calcium, vitamin B10, vitamin B12 and calcium folate are common among both women and men. In fact, the recommended dietary allowance for calcium is about 7 mg per day.
When this information is collected, the body’s natural requirement for vitamin B6 is lowered.
However, we can’t completely rule out the possibility that some foods that were high in vitamin B6 contribute some of that vitamin B12 that would result in osteoporosis (1). In fact, in the world of medicine or nutrition, we see the very best case scenario вЂ” even though we are not quite sure which vitamin B12 is contributing.
Other vitamin B12 deficiencies may also be contributing to bone loss, including calcium deficiencies in younger men, liver disease, diabetes mellitus and osteoarthritis.
A number of studies have shown that Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with risk for bone loss (2, 3). Thus we have to look at it closely when we are testing supplements, and our own research and clinical experience is suggestive both that supplements pose some risk for bone loss and also that taking a supplement with heavy amounts of vitamin B13 may