Sentence Examples

  • While vitamin K supplementation is necessary for most people who suffer with the conditions listed above, there are some people who should avoid taking supplements in amounts above the RDA of 65 mcg unless directed by a doctor to do so.
  • Eat normally, but make sure to add a 200 calorie serving of mackerel (30 mcg), 78 grams (3/4 cup) of Kellogg's All-Bran with Extra Fiber (19 mcg) and a 23 gram (1 cup) serving of New England dry clam chowder mix (9 mcg).
  • The Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for folate is 400 mcg per day for adults, 600 mcg per day for pregnant women, and 500 mcg for nursing women.
  • "Doses as high as 1 mg (1000 mcg) daily by mouth or 1 mg monthly by intramuscular (IM) injection have been used … without significant side effects.
  • Using large amounts of folic acid (e.g., over 5,000 mcg per day) can mask a vitamin B 12 deficiency and thereby risk of irreversible nerve damage.