She had pernicious anemia, in which vitamin B12 is not absorbed from the intestine.
The supplement contains 3000 micrograms of biotin, 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin A, 200 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C, 25 percent of your daily intake of vitamin D, and 50 percent of your daily intake of vitamin E.
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals recently found that the majority of people in the United States are getting the recommended amounts of vitamin B12 in their diet.
Multivitamins: Once you're pregnant, your obstetrician will probably prescribe a prenatal vitamin for you to take, but even before conception you can take a daily multivitamin to ensure you're taking in enough needed vitamins and minerals.
Whether you choose a pill, tablet, effervescent powder or liquid vitamin is up to you, although some preliminary studies indicate that effervescent powders and liquid vitamins are more readily absorbed by the body than pills and tablets.
Vitamin D was once thought necessary only for healthy bones and teeth, but now, according to renowned health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola M.D., vitamin D may impact as many as 3,000 genes in the human body that express different illnesses.
Rice doesn't naturally have vitamin A. Enter transgenics.
UNICEF has said a program that gives children two large doses a year of vitamin A could all but eliminate VAD, although more frequent, smaller doses would be better.
Vitamins and minerals – zinc and vitamin C were high on the list, and some herbs.
Or, we gravitate toward anecdotes like, "I take my vitamin C every day and haven't had a cold in year."