Forget About the RDAs: Here's Why You Need More B Vitamins

All multivitamins contain a smattering of B vitamins, so what else do you need to know? Actually, there’s a lot of new research, especially on folic acid, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6. Here are six reasons why you should be taking these three vitamins—and at dosages higher than what you’re…

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Learn the Nutritional Supplement Facts

…(RDAs) are sufficient for promoting optimal health. Most multivitamins contain nutrient doses that are equal to (or less than) what are commonly referred to as RDAs. These dosage levels are intended to help the average healthy person maintain good health and avoid nutrient deficiencies. But RDAs don’t…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Benefits of B Vitamins

…significantly increased risk of skin and respiratory allergies, wheezing, and asthma. How much should you take of each of these vitamins? Forget about the RDAs. As an example, the RDA of B12 for adults is just 2.4 mcg per day. Dutch researchers found that normalizing a mild B12 deficiency, however, required…

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