RDI Tables for Children 1-3 years

RDI Tables for Children 1-3 years

Author -  Emily Hope

RDI tables for carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals for children 1-3 years.

Vitamin and Mineral RDIs for Children 1-3 years

Nutrient

Recommended Dietary Intake per day

Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)

300µg

Vitamin B12

0.9µg

Folate (folate equivalents)

150µg

Vitamin C

35mg

Vitamin D

AI1 = 5µg

Vitamin E

AI1 = 5mg

Vitamin K

AI1 = 25µg

Calcium

500mg

Iodine

90µg

Iron

9mg

Zinc

3.0mg

Selenium

25µg

Sodium

AI1 = 200-400mg

1AI = Adequate Intake. An adequate Intake is used when an RDI cannot be determined. It is the average daily nutrient intake level based on observed or experimentally determined estimates of nutrient intakes by a group of apparently healthy people that are assumed to be adequate. 

Carbohydrate, protein, fat and fibre RDIs for Children 1-3 years

Nutrient

Recommended Dietary Intake per day

Carbohydrate

~4 servings per day

Protein

14g

Linoleic Acid

5.0g

α-Linolenic Acid

0.5g

Dietary Fibre

14g

1 Ministry of Health. Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (aged 2-18 years): A Background Paper – Draft for consultation.  

 
 
 
 
 
 

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