Sunday 10 April 2016


Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid): 8 Shiitake Mushrooms (140g) A Day

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Do you know that eating 8 Shiitake mushrooms (140g) a day fully covers your daily vitamin B5 need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 5mg
  • 1.7mg (0-6 months old)
  • 1.8mg (7-12 months old)
  • 2mg (1-3 years old)
  • 3mg (4-8 years old)
  • 4mg (9-13 years old)
  • 5mg (14-18 years old)
  • 5mg for adults (19 years & above)
  • 6mg for pregnant women
  • 7mg for breast-feeding women

Hormones production, cholesterol, metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins & fats.


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