Trends of Vitamin B6 Status in US Population Sample

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 08:35 in Health & Medicine

In an epidemiological study, Tufts University researchers identified trends of vitamin B6 status in a sample of the United States population based on measures of plasma pyridoxal 5'- phosphate (PLP) levels in the bloodstream. Some study participants demonstrated inadequate vitamin B6 status, despite consuming the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of vitamin B6.

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