Recommended Allowances RDAs for Pregnancy

Nutrient

RDA

Protein

60 g

Vitamin A

800 RE (4,000 IU)

Vitamin D

10 mcg (400 IU)

Vitamin E

8 mg (24 IU)

Vitamin K

65 mcg

Vitamin C

70 mg

Thiamin

1.5 mg

Riboflavin

1.6 mg

Niacin

17 mg NE

Vitamin B6

2.2 mg

Folate

400 mcg

Vitamin B12

2.2 mcg

Calcium

1,200 mg

Phosphorus

1,200 mg

Magnesium

320 mg

Iron

3° mg

Zinc

15 mg

Iodine

175 mcg

Selenium

65 mcg

National Academy of Sciences, 1989

SLG/Mary Standen

See also Food Pyramid; Greek Medicine and Dieting;

Nidetch; Smoking

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