While vitamin K supplementation is necessary for most people who suffer with the conditions listed above, there are some people who should avoid taking supplements in amounts above the RDA of 65 mcg unless directed by a doctor to do so.
Eat normally, but make sure to add a 200 calorie serving of mackerel (30 mcg), 78 grams (3/4 cup) of Kellogg's All-Bran with Extra Fiber (19 mcg) and a 23 gram (1 cup) serving of New England dry clam chowder mix (9 mcg).
The Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for folate is 400 mcg per day for adults, 600 mcg per day for pregnant women, and 500 mcg for nursing women.
"Doses as high as 1 mg (1000 mcg) daily by mouth or 1 mg monthly by intramuscular (IM) injection have been used … without significant side effects.
Using large amounts of folic acid (e.g., over 5,000 mcg per day) can mask a vitamin B 12 deficiency and thereby risk of irreversible nerve damage.
Among the water-soluble B vitamins, for example, the Alive product provides 200 mcg of vitamin B12, a dosage over 3,000 percent of the RDA.
Daily consumption of 1,000 mcg of folic acid for three or more months has resulted in improved cervical cells upon repeat Pap smears.
Vitamin A (700 mcg or 2,310 IU): Helps in the formation of the linings of your respiratory, urinary, and digestive systems.
Folic acid (400 mcg): Supports red and white blood cell formation as well as development and division of body cells.
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