Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2010 / Article / Tab 7

Review Article

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

Table 7

Distribution of daily vitamin B12 intake from total and animal foods.

from total food(1)
𝑛 (%)
from animal food(2)
𝑛 (%)

B12 intake (μg/day)
 Deficient <1.024 (34.3)30 (42.9)
        ≥1.0 and <2.010 (14.3)15 (21.4)
 Adequate ≥2.0(3)36 (51.4)25 (35.7)

70 (100.0)70 (100.0)

(1) Reference Kwak et al. [9].
(2) Newly analyzed.
(3) EAR of vitamin B12 for Korean older people aged 75 years and more.