How much vitamin B6 do I need per day?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Are you getting enough vitamin B6? Low levels have been associated with harmful inflammation. In this Treadmill Talk, Sharecare expert Dr. Michael Roizen, chief wellness officer for Cleveland Clinic, tells you how to get more vitamin B6 in your diet.
Government guidelines recommend 1.3-1.7 milligrams (mg) of B6 per day to prevent deficiency, but for optimal health and disease prevention, we recommend that you get at least 3.7 mg of vitamin B6 per day.

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