Vitamins and Minerals: Food Sources of Vitamin B-6

No one food meets the Daily Reference Intake (DRI) for vitamin B-6 (1.3 - 1.7 mg.) in a single serving. You need to eat several B-6 rich foods each day. Most Americans do not consume the DRI for B-6, but supplementation in high doses (over 200mg.) can cause nerve damage. The foods below are listed from highest to lowest B-6 content per usual serving.  

beef liver
baked potato
watermelon
banana
spinach
soybeans
brewer's yeast
trout
turkey
steak
pork chop
wheat germ
cantaloupe
tuna in water
navy beans
bok choy
avocado
sunflower seeds
chicken breast
ground beef
turnip greens
asparagus
cauliflower
fortified cereals 

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