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RDI Tables for Adolescents 14-18 years

Author -  Emily Hope

Vitamin and Mineral RDIs for Adolescents 14-18 years

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Nutrient

Recommended Dietary Intake per day

Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)

Boys: 900µg

Girls: 700 µg

Vitamin B12

Boys: 2.4µg

Folate (folate equivalents)

400µg

Vitamin C

40mg

Vitamin D

AI1 = 5µg

Vitamin E

Boys: AI1 = 10mg

Girls: AI1 = 8mg

Vitamin K

AI1 = 55µg

Calcium

 1300mg

Iodine

150µg

Iron

Boys: 11mg

Girls: 15mg

Zinc

Boys: 13mg

Girls: 7mg

Selenium

Boys: 70 µg

Girls: 60 µg

Sodium

AI1 = 460-920mg

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 Adolescents 14-18 years

 

Nutrient

Recommended Dietary Intake per day

Carbohydrate

6 servings per day1

Protein

Boys: 65g

Girls: 45g

Linoleic Acid

Boys: 12g

Girls: 8g

α-Linolenic Acid

Boys: 1.2g

Girls: 0.8g

Dietary Fibre

Boys: 28g

Girls: 22g

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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Jerisha Wungundin

3:42 p.m. Friday, 28 March 2014

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