RDI Tables for Children 4-8 years

RDI Tables for Children 4-8 years

Author -  Emily Hope

RDI tables for carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals for children 4-8 years.

Vitamin and Mineral RDIs for Children 4-8 years

Nutrient

Recommended Dietary Intake per day

Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)

400µg

Vitamin B12

1.2µg

Folate (folate equivalents)

200µg

Vitamin C

35mg

Vitamin D

AI1 = 5µg

Vitamin E

AI1 = 6mg

Vitamin K

AI1 = 35µg

Calcium

700mg

Iodine

90µg

Iron

10mg

Zinc

4.0mg

Selenium

30µg

Sodium

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.

Carbohydrate, protein, fat & fibre RDIs for children 4-8 years

Nutrient

Recommended Dietary Intake

Carbohydrate

4-5 servings per day1

Protein

20g

Linoleic Acid

8.0g

α-Linolenic Acid

0.8g

Dietary Fibre

18g

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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