Vitamin B6

What it is

Vitamin B6 plays an important role in maintaining the brain and nervous system function. Vitamin B6 is essential for producing haemoglobin which is what transports oxygen in our body.

Daily intake

Men 19-50yr: 1.3mg/day

Men >51yr: 1.7mg

Women 19-50: 1.3mg/day

Women >51yr: 51mg/day

Sources

Beef, liver, tuna, salmon, chicken, turkey, chickpeas, banana, nuts, raisins, onions, spinach, cereals, potatoes, cottage cheese, squash, rice, tofu, watermelon.