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TABLE J-3 Snack Nutrient Targets Averaged Over a 5-Day Week by Age Group

 

1 Year

2–4 Years

5–13 Years

14–18 Years

Adults

Calories (kcal)

133

182

126

168

133

Protein (g/d)

3.8

5.6

6.4

6.8

7.3

Vitamin A (µg RAE/d)

60

65

47

59

69

Vitamin C (mg/d)

10

11

6.2

8.1

9.5

Vitamin E (mg αT/d)

0.92

1.0

0.71

1.2

1.3

Thiamin (mg/d)

0.11

0.13

0.09

0.12

0.13

Riboflavin (mg/d)

0.16

0.17

0.11

0.14

0.15

Niacin (mg/d)

1.4

1.6

1.1

1.4

1.6

Vitamin B6 (mg/d)

0.13

0.14

0.10

0.13

0.17

Folate (µg DFE/d)

38

44

31

44

45

Vitamin B12 (µg/d)

0.38

0.39

0.26

0.32

0.35

Iron (mg/d)

1.0

1.2

0.73

1.3

0.88

Magnesium (mg/d)

18

21

18

31

32

Zinc (mg/d)

0.76

0.88

0.70

0.88

0.95

Calcium (mg/d)

70

84

84

105

106

Phosphorus (mg/d)

109

117

90

120

86

Potassium (mg/d)

420

457

322

381

417

Sodium (mg/d) <

< 210

< 229

< 159

< 142

< 131

Linoleic acid (g/d)

0.98

1.1

0.80

0.99

0.97

α-linolenic acid (g/d)

0.10

0.11

0.08

0.10

0.11

Fiber (g/d)

2.7

2.9

2.0

2.3

2.0

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



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