Daily Recommended Dietary Intake of Vitamins and Minerals
The dietary food nutrition intake recommendations listed here are based largely on suggestions by the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) Institute of medicine Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academies
Use the form above to see your recommendations for the following nutrients derived from food:
Institute of Medicine Food and Nutrition Board DRI tables
The Estimated Average Requirement is the average daily nutrient intake level estimated to meet the requirement of half the healthy individuals in a particular life stage and gender group.(2) RDA = Recommended Dietary Allowance
The Recommended Dietary Allowance is the average daily dietary nutrient intake level sufficient to meet the nutrient requirement of nearly all (97 to 98 percent) of healthy individuals in a particular life stage and gender group. See list of nutrients.(3) AI = Adequate Intake
Adequate Intake is the recommended average daily intake level based on observed or experimentally determined approximations or estimates of nutrient intake by a group (or groups) of apparently healthy people that are assumed to be adequate-used when an RDA cannot be determined. See list of nutrients.(4) UL = Tolerable Upper Intake Level
The Tolerable Upper Intake Level is the highest average daily nutrient intake level that is likely to pose no risk of adverse health effects to almost all individuals in the general population. As intake increases above the UL, the potential risk of adverse effects may increase.
Daily Nutritional Requirements Chart for Vitamins, Minerals and Calories
This daily nutrition requirements chart lists recommended Calories, essential vitamins and mineral needs per day for men, women, and children. We have developed this form to calculate a person's individual requirements, and recommend that this chart be used in conjunction with our food fact charts. A proper recommended data table includes personal dietary needs, BMI and weight values and goals for life. Memorize your needs for at least the basic vitamins and minerals.
Micronutrients: Includes both vitamins and elements (minerals).
Electrolytes: Includes sodium, chloride, potassium, and inorganic sulfate.
Vitamins: Includes biotin, choline, folate, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, thiamin, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamn E and vitamin K.
Elements (Minerals): Includes arsenic, boron, calcium, chromium, copper, fluoride, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, phosphorus, selenium, silicon, vanadium and zinc.
The goals of this study is not only to prevent nutrient deficiencies, but also to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as osteoporosis, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) Research Sources
Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein and Amino Acids (2002/2005); Dietary Reference Intakes for Water, Potassium, Sodium Chloride and Sulphate (2005);
Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, PantothenicAcid, Biotin, and Choline(1998);
Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids (2000);
Dietary References for Vitamin A, Vitamin K ,Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium, and Zinc (2001); Dietary Reference Intakes for Water,Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulphate (2005);
and Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D (2011). via www.nap.edu.