The Optimal Vitamin B12 Dosage for Adults

The Optimal Vitamin B12 Dosage for Adults

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Why the current Recommended Daily Allowance for vitamin B12 may be insufficient, and what the optimal dosage is.

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This is the second in a 5-video series on B12. Stay tuned for:
• Healthiest Food Sources of Vitamin B12 (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/healthiest-food-sources-of-vitamin-B12)
• The Optimal Vitamin B12 Dosage for Kids, Pregnancy, and Seniors (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-optimal-vitamin-B12-dosage-for-children-pregnancy-and-seniors)
• The Best Type of Vitamin B12: Cyanocobalamin or Methylcobalamin? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-best-type-of-vitamin-B12-cyanocobalamin-or-methylcobalamin)

If you missed the first video, check out The Symptoms of Vitamin B21 Deficiency (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-symptoms-of-vitamin-B12-deficiency).

You can find all of these videos in a digital download here (https://drgreger.org/collections/downloads/products/b12-recommendations-digital), along with two additional videos that will be coming out in a few months.

My new recommendations are updated on my Optimum Nutrition Recommendations (https://nutritionfacts.org/2011/09/12/dr-gregers-2011-optimum-nutrition-recommendations/) page.

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