RDI tables for carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals for children 4-8 years.
Recommended Dietary Intake per day
Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)
Folate (folate equivalents)
AI1 = 5µg
AI1 = 6mg
AI1 = 35µg
AI1 = 300-600mg
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.
Recommended Dietary Intake
4-5 servings per day1
1 Ministry of Health. Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (aged 2-18 years): A Background Paper – Draft for consultation.
Date:Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Date:Thursday, 12 January 2012