RDI tables for carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals for adolescents 14-18 years.
Recommended Dietary Intake per day
Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)
Girls: 700 µg
Folate (folate equivalents)
AI1 = 5µg
Boys: AI1 = 10mg
Girls: AI1 = 8mg
AI1 = 55µg
Boys: 70 µg
Girls: 60 µg
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.
6 servings per day1
1Ministry 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
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