RDI tables for carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals for children 1-3 years.
Recommended Dietary Intake per day
Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)
Folate (folate equivalents)
AI1 = 5µg
AI1 = 5mg
AI1 = 25µg
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.
~4 servings per day₂
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