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Is homebrew is an excellent source of vitamin B?

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Jordan Weeks • Wimberley, Texas asks,
Q

As a vegetarian, I have to hunt high and low to get non-animal-based complex B vitamins into my diet. Thing is, there aren’t any. At least I didn’t think so until I overheard that homebrew is an excellent source of B vitamins. Is this true? Or am I condemned to a life of chronic fatigue, muscle spasms and mental illness (which, incidentally, I’ve normally treated with homebrew)?

A
I am not an expert in nutrition but am pretty handy at digging into questions and searching out answers. It does seem that people who choose not to eat animal products do
Response by Ashton Lewis.