TABLE C-9 Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling, Based on a 2,000-Calorie Intake, for Adults and Children 4 or More Years of Age

Nutrient

Unit of Measure

Daily Value

Total fat

Grams (g)

65

Saturated fatty acids

Grams (g)

20

Cholesterol

Milligrams (mg)

300

Sodium

Milligrams (mg)

2,400

Potassium

Milligrams (mg)

3,500

Total carbohydrate

Grams (g)

300

Fiber

Grams (g)

25

Protein

Grams (g)

50

Vitamin A

International Unit (IU)

5,000

Vitamin C

Milligrams (mg)

60

Calcium

Milligrams (mg)

1,000

Iron

Milligrams (mg)

18

Vitamin D

International Unit (IU)

400

Vitamin E

International Unit (IU)

30

Vitamin K

Micrograms (μg)

80

Thiamin

Milligrams (mg)

1.5

Riboflavin

Milligrams (mg)

1.7

Niacin

Milligrams (mg)

20

Vitamin B6

Milligrams (mg)

2.0

Folate

Micrograms (μg)

400

Vitamin B12

Micrograms (μg)

6.0

Biotin

Micrograms (μg)

300

Pantothenic acid

Milligrams (mg)

10

Phosphorus

Milligrams (mg)

1,000

Iodine

Micrograms (μg)

150

Magnesium

Milligrams (mg)

400

Zinc

Milligrams (mg)

15

Selenium

Micrograms (μg)

70

Copper

Milligrams (mg)

2.0

Manganese

Milligrams (mg)

2.0

Chromium

Micrograms (μg)

120

Molybdenum

Micrograms (μg)

75

Chloride

Milligrams (mg)

3,400

NOTE: Based on reference caloric intake of 2,000 calories.

SOURCE: CFSAN (1999).



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