Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion Updated 30 March 2016 Low on vitamin b12 Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent anaemia, that makes people tired and weak. Older adults, those with anaemia or have undergone gastrointestinal surgery, have celiac or Crohn's disease and vegetarians and vegans are prone to Vitamin B12 deficiency. If that's you, have your levels checked by your doctor to determine if and how you should supplement. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Alcohol isn't just hurting your pocket - see what it's doing to your body News Smoking just got a lot pricier - here's the why and how of quitting Lifestyle The purrfect diet for your fat cat Medical When do kids need to go to the orthodontist? Lifestyle 6 solutions to common problems you have with your doctor Lifestyle Can crocodile poo and olive oil prevent pregnancy? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?