Why do elderly people need more vitamin B6 and B12 compared to young adults?

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     increased requirements from adipose tissue
      increased destruction of the vitamin due to an elevated metabolism
      decreased retention from kidney cells
      decreased levels of stomach acid and thus decreased absorption from the GI Tract
asked Jun 25, 2013 in Nutrition by anonymous
    

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decreased levels of stomach acid and thus decreased absorption from the GI Tract
answered Jun 26, 2013 by Ilovefood ~Expert~ (4,050 points)



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