Recommended Dietary Intakes

1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) 1997 Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)

Age, yr

Energy, kcal

5 oi > E

Vitamin K, |jig

Vitamin C, mg

Thiamin, mg

Riboflavin, mg

Niacin, mg NE

Vitamin B(, mg

■S 31 > ±

Iron, mg

o

Selenium, |jig

Age, yr

Vitamin D, |jig

Calcium, mg

Phosphorus, mg

Magnesium, mg

Fluoride, mg

Infants

Infants

0.0-0.5

650

13

375

3

5

30

0.3

0.4

5

0.3

25

0.3

6

5

40

10

0.0-0.5

5

210

100

30

0.01

0.5-1.0

850

14

375

4

10

35

0.4

0.5

6

0.6

35

0.5

10

5

50

15

0.5-1.0

5

270

275

75

0.5

Children

Children

1-3

1300

16

400

6

15

40

0.7

0.8

9

1.0

50

0.7

10

10

70

20

1-3

5

500

460

80

0.7

4-6

1800

24

500

7

20

45

0.9

1.1

12

1.1

75

1.0

10

10

90

20

4-8

5

800

500

130

1.1

7-10

2000

28

700

7

30

45

1.0

1.2

13

1.4

100

1.4

10

10

120

30

Males

Males

11-14

2500

45

1000

10

45

50

1.3

1.5

17

1.7

150

2.0

12

15

150

40

9-13

5

1300

1250

240

2.0

15-18

3000

59

1000

10

65

60

1.5

1.8

20

2.0

200

2.0

12

15

150

50

14-18

5

1300

1250

410

3.2

19-24

2900

58

1000

10

70

60

1.5

1.7

19

2.0

200

2.0

10

15

150

70

19-30

5

1000

700

400

3.8

25-50

2900

63

1000

10

80

60

1.5

1.7

19

2.0

200

2.0

10

15

150

70

31-50

5

1000

700

420

3.8

51 +

2300

63

1000

10

80

60

1.2

1.4

15

2.0

200

2.0

10

15

150

70

51-70

10

1200

700

420

3.8

71 +

10

1200

700

420

3.8

Females

Females

11-14

2200

46

800

8

45

50

1.1

1.3

15

1.4

150

2.0

15

12

150

45

9-13

5

1300

1250

240

2.0

15-18

2200

44

800

8

55

60

1.1

1.3

15

1.5

180

2.0

15

12

150

50

14-18

5

1300

1250

360

2.9

19-24

2200

46

800

8

60

60

1.1

1.3

15

1.6

180

2.0

15

12

150

55

19-30

5

1000

700

310

3.1

25-50

2200

50

800

8

65

60

1.1

1.3

15

1.6

180

2.0

15

12

150

55

31-50

5

1000

700

320

3.1

51 +

1900

50

800

8

65

60

1.0

1.2

13

1.6

180

2.0

10

12

150

55

51-70

10

1200

700

320

3.1

71 +

10

1200

700

320

3.1

Pregnant

+300

60

800

10

65

70

1.5

1.6

17

2.2

400

2.2

30

15

175

65

Pregnant

*

+40

Lactating

Lactating

*

*

*

*

1 st 6 mo

+500

65

1300

12

65

95

1.6

1.8

20

2.1

280

2.6

15

19

200

75

2nd 6 mo

+500

62

1200

11

65

90

1.6

1.7

20

2.1

260

2.6

15

16

200

75

"Values are the same as for other women of comparable age.

f1 |xg (1 meg) is 1 microgram. To convert 1-|xg RE (microgram of retinol equivalent) to lUs (International Units), multiply 1-|xg RE by 3.33. To convert 1-mg a-TE (alpha tocopherol equivalent) to lUs, multiply 1-mg a-TE by 1.49.

Source: RDA reprinted with permission from Recommended Dietary Allowances, 10th edition © 1959 by the National Academy of Sciences. Courtesy of the National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.: Committee on Dietary Reference Intakes, Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1997).

"Values are the same as for other women of comparable age.

f1 |xg (1 meg) is 1 microgram. To convert 1-|xg RE (microgram of retinol equivalent) to lUs (International Units), multiply 1-|xg RE by 3.33. To convert 1-mg a-TE (alpha tocopherol equivalent) to lUs, multiply 1-mg a-TE by 1.49.

Source: RDA reprinted with permission from Recommended Dietary Allowances, 10th edition © 1959 by the National Academy of Sciences. Courtesy of the National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.: Committee on Dietary Reference Intakes, Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1997).

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