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Vitamin B4 (Adenine/Choline): 3 Eggs A Day



Vitamin B4 (Adenine/Choline)

Do you know that eating 3 eggs a day fully covers your daily vitamin B4 need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 550mg
  • 125mg (0-6 months old)
  • 150mg (7-12 months old)
  • 150mg (1-3 years old)
  • 250mg (4-8 years old)
  • 375mg (9-13 years old)
  • 14-16mg (14-18 years old)
  • 550mg for women (19 years old & above)
  • 550mg for men (19 years old & above)
  • 550mg for pregnant women 
  • 550mg for breast-feeding women 
Functions:

Helps with protein synthesis, enhances antibody formation by the immune system, poses an antioxidant activity, increase sensitivity of the cells to insulin, aids DNA and RNA formation.

References:
http://www.caasn.com/b4-adenine.html
http://draxe.com/what-is-choline/
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=50#foodchart

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