TABLE F-1 Dietary Reference Intakes Used for Assessing Intakes of WIC-Eligible Subgroups, Elements

 

Dietary Component

Participant Category

Calcium (mg/d)

Iron (mg/d)

Zinc (mg/d)

Infants, 0 through 5 mo

AI*a

210* (breast-fed)

320* (formula-fed)

0.27*

2.0*

UL

NDb

40.0

4.0

Infants, 6 through 11 mo

EAR

6.9

2.5

RDA or AI*

270* (breast-fed)

340* (formula-fed)

11.0

3.0

UL

ND

40.0

5.0

Children, 1 through 3 y

EAR

3.0

2.5

RDA or AI*

500*

7.0

3.0

UL

2,500

40.0

7.0

Children, 4 y

EAR

4.1

4.0

RDA or AI*

800*

10.0

5.0

UL

2,500

40.0

12.0

Females, 14 through 18 y

EAR

7.9

7.3

RDA or AI*

1,300*

15.0

9.0

UL

2,500

45.0

34.0

Females, 19 through 30 y

EAR

8.1

6.8

RDA or AI*

1,000*

18.0

8.0

UL

2,500

45.0

40.0

Females, 31 through 44 y

EAR

8.1

6.8

RDA or AI*

1,000*

18.0

8.0

UL

2,500

45.0

40.0

Pregnant females, < 19 y

EAR

23.0

10.5

RDA or AI*

1,300*

27.0

12.0

UL

2,500

45.0

34.0



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