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TABLE J-1 Target Median Intakes (TMIs)

Nutrient

6–10 y

11–13 y

14–18 y

Protein (g/d)

47.4

100.6

101.6

Vitamin A (μg RAE/d)

601

753

867

Vitamin C (mg/d)

74

93

121

Vitamin E (mg αT/d)

9.3

12.5

17.0

Thiamin (mg/d)

1.16

1.48

1.74

Riboflavin (mg/d)

1.45

1.90

2.08

Niacin (mg/d)

12.7

18.8

22.7

Vitamin B6 (mg/d)

1.24

1.69

1.97

Folate (μg DFE/d)

425

528

640

Vitamin B12 (μg/d)

3.7

4.2

5.1

Iron (mg/d)

10.5

16.4a

18.4a

Magnesium (mg/d)

226

306

459

Zinc (mg/d)

9.1

11.6

13.5

Calcium (mg/d)

1,037

1,375

1,504

Phosphorus (mg/d)

1,127

1,682

1,787

Potassium (mg/d)

4,229

4,760

5,438

Sodium (mg/d)b*

2,020

2,200

2,300

Linoleic Acid (g/d)

10.4

11.4

14.1

α-Linolenic Acid (g/d)

0.97

1.10

1.41

Fiber (g/d)

26.5

29.0

33.5

NOTES: αT = α-tocopherol; d = day; DFE = dietary folate equivalent; g = gram; kg = kilogram; mg = milligram; RAE = retinol activity equivalent; μg = microgram; y = years.

aIron values were based on results of calculations that used the probability method. Details appear in Appendix I.

bTMIs for sodium based on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for the age group. The TMI for the 6–10-year-old age group is based on a weighted average of the ULs for the 4–8-and 9–10-year-old group.

SOURCE:

*IOM, 2006.



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