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Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine): Just 1.5 Piece Salmon (190g) A Day


Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Do you know that eating 1.5 piece of salmon (190g) a day fully covers your daily vitamin B6 need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 4.5mg
  • 0.2mg (0-6 months old)
  • 0.3mg (7-12 months old)
  • 1.7mg (1-3 years old)
  • 2.2mg (4-8 years old)
  • 3.4mg (9-13 years old)
  • 4.3mg (14-18 years old)
  • 4.5mg for adults (19 years & above)
  • 5mg for pregnant women
  • 5mg for breast-feeding women
Functions:

Acts as a catalyst for enzymes and helps facilitate the breakdown of certain amino acids in the body.

References:

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=108



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