Vitamin B12

What it is

B12 helps keep nerves healthy and is key in ensuring all cells function optimally. It assists with the smooth functioning on many of the body’s key processes.

Daily intake

Children aged 1 – 3: 0.9 mcg/day
Children aged 4 – 8: 1.2 mcg/day
Children aged 9 – 13: 1.8 mcg/day
Children aged 14 – 18: 2.4 mcg/day


Milk, cheese, ham, eggs, beef, liver, shellfish, fish, (salmon, sardines, snapper, flounder, herring, mackerel, oysters and clams)

Products providing sources of Vitamin B12