Good Food Sources of Vitamin B12
Why Is Vitamin B12 Important?
What Is the Recommended Intake?
|0-6 months||no RDA; AI = 0.4|
|7-12 months||no RDA; AI = 0.5|
|14 and older||2.4|
What Are the Food Sources?
Vitamin B12 Content
|Calf liver||4 ounces||95.93|
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- Reviewer: Brian Randall, MD
- Review Date: 12/2011 -
- Update Date: 03/06/2013 -
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