Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2010 / Article / Tab 6

Review Article

Discovery of Novel Sources of Vitamin B12 in Traditional Korean Foods from Nutritional Surveys of Centenarians

Table 6

Daily mean intake and dietary source of vitamin B12 of female Korean centenarians.

Kwak et al. (2010) [9]
Female ( 𝑛 = 7 0 )

Meat, eggs, fish & shell (μg) 3 . 0 4 ± 5 . 6 9 (67.2%)
Dairy products (μg) 0 . 0 5 ± 0 . 1 9 (3.7%)
 Animal (μg) 3 . 0 9 ± 5 . 6 8 (70.9%)

Kimchi (μg) 0 . 0 2 ± 0 . 0 2 (4.5%)
Soybean-fermented foods (μg) 0 . 0 8 ± 0 . 1 6 (13.9%)
Seaweeds (μg) 0 . 5 3 ± 1 . 3 7 (10.2%)
Others (μg) 0 . 0 1 ± 0 . 0 1 (0.5%)
 Plant (μg) 0 . 6 4 ± 1 . 3 6 (29.1%)

Total B12 intake (μg) 3 . 7 3 ± 5 . 7 9 (100.0%)

Values are represented as mean ± SD.
Mean of percent to total vitamin B12  intake.