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Re: OT: Nutrition and pleasurable sense data

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, August 24, 2008, 15:47
On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 20:43, Eldin Raigmore <eldin_raigmore@...> wrote:
> (Vitamins) > Vitamins are traditionally "amine" compounds (thus "-amin"), though I suppose > not all of them are. All of them are dietarily essential (thus "vita-"). They > often contain essential metals that are needed in small amounts (I think one of > the B vitamins contains some cobalt?)
You're probably thinking of B12, which is (I think) the group of cobalamins -- cyanocobalamin being a popular one of those for nutritional supplements, though IIRC it's not the only form B12 can take. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>