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Vitamin B12 Food Source

make sure you get enough vitamin B12 in your diet by eating vitamin B12 rich foods

Vitamin B12 Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for lactating women is 2.8mcg. This means you should eat 2.8 mcg of the vitamin every day.

Here are several good options for Vitamin B12 rich food fit to your diet habits. Eating of several of those daily, can help in reaching the daily recommendations. 

Best source
A

Fish, Salmon (cooked)

Fish, Salmon (cooked) Serving size of 1/2 fillet (155g) salmon fish has 8.790 mcg vitamin B12, which is 313% of the daily vitamin B12 RDA for lactating women.  Serving of 1/2 fillet (155g) of salmon fish  is also a good source of other priority 1 nutrients for lactating women, such as DHA

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Best source
A

Fish, Sardines (in oil)

Fish, Sardines (in oil) Serving size of 4 sardines (48g) fish has 4.290 mcg vitamin B12, which is 271% of the daily vitamin B12 RDA for lactating women. 1 can (92g) has 540% of daily RDA.  Serving of a can (92g) of sardines fish  is also a good source of other

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Dairy free
B

Fish, Halibut (cooked)

Fish, Halibut (cooked) serving size of 1/2 fillet (159g) Halibut Fish (cooked) has 2.020mcg Vitamin B12, which is 72% of vitamin RDA for lactating women. Halibut fish is a good source of other priority 1 nutrients for lactating women, such as Vitamin B6, selenium and DHA fatty acid (omega 3). % Vitamin

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Cereals
B

Cereals, fortified (ready to eat)

Cereals, fortified (ready to eat) Serving size of 1cup (28g) Cereals, fortified (ready to eat) has 1.500mcg-6.220mcg vitamin B12, which is 53-222% of the daily vitamin RDA for lactating women. Cereals, fortified (ready to eat) can also be a good source for other priority 1 nutrients for lactating women such

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Dairy
C

Yogurt (lowfat)

Yogurt (lowfat) Serving size of 1cup (245g) yogurt (low fat) has 1.370mcg vitamin B12, which is 48% of the daily vitamin RDA for lactating women. Yogurt (lowfat) can also be a good source for other priority 1 nutrients for lactating women such as Vitamin B2 and Iodine.  % of daily

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Dairy
C

Milk (low fat)

Serving size of 1cup (244g) milk (low fat) has 1.150mcg vitamin B12, which is 41% of the daily vitamin RDA for lactating women.

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Dairy free
C

Egg (cooked)

Serving size of 1 each large (50g) Egg (cooked) has 0.550 mcg vitamin B12, which is 19% of the daily vitamin RDA for lactating women.

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Dairy free
C

Rice Drink, fortified

Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) rice drink, fortified has 0.380-1.510 mcg vitamin B12, which is 13-68% of the daily vitamin B12 RDA for lactating women. 

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