Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Appendix E-3.1.A4. Nutritional goals for each age/sex group used in assessing adequacy of USDA Food Patterns at various calorie levels


Source of goal* child
1-3
female
4-8
male
4-8
female
9-13
male
9-13
female
14-18
male
14-18
female
19-30
male
19-30
female
31-50
male
31-50
female
51+
male
51+
Calorie level(s) assessed
1000 1200 1400, 1600 1600 1800 1800 2200, 2800, 3200 2000 2400, 2600, 3000 1800 2200 1600 2000
Macronutrients
Protein, g RDA 13 19 19 34 34 46 52 46 56 46 56 46 56
Protein, %kcal AMDR 5-20 10-30 10-30 10-30 10-30 10-30 10-30 10-35 10-35 10-35 10-35 10-35 10-35
Carbohydrate, g RDA 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130
Carbohydrate, %kcal AMDR 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65 45-65
Dietary Fiber, g 14g/1000kcal 14 16.8 19.6 22.4 25.2 25.2 30.8 28 33.6 25.2 30.8 22.4 28
Total fat, %kcal AMDR 30-40 25-35 25-35 25-35 25-35 25-35 25-35 20-35 20-35 20-35 20-35 20-35 20-35
Saturated fat, %kcal DG 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Linoleic acid, g AI 7 10 10 10 12 11 16 12 17 12 17 11 14
Linolenic acid, g AI 0.7 0.9 0.9 1 1.2 1.1 1.6 1.1 1.6 1.1 1.6 1.1 1.6
Minerals
Calcium, mg RDA 700 1000 1000 1300 1300 1300 1300 1000 1000 1000 1000 1200 1200
Iron, mg RDA 7 10 10 8 8 15 11 18 8 18 8 8 8
Magnesium, mg RDA 80 130 130 240 240 360 410 310 400 320 420 320 420
Phosphorus, mg RDA 460 500 500 1250 1250 1250 1250 700 700 700 700 700 700
Potassium, mg AI 3000 3800 3800 4500 4500 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700
Sodium, mg UL 1500 1900 1900 2200 2200 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300
Zinc, mg RDA 3 5 5 8 8 9 11 8 11 8 11 8 11
Copper, mg RDA 0.34 0.44 0.44 0.7 0.7 0.89 0.89 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Manganese, mg AI 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.9 1.6 2.2 1.8 2.3 1.8 2.3 1.8 2.3
Selenium, mg RDA 20 30 30 40 40 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 55
Vitamins
Vitamin A, µg_RAE RDA 300 400 400 600 600 700 900 700 900 700 900 700 900
Vitamin E, mg AT RDA 6 7 7 11 11 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Vitamin D, IU RDA 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600
Vitamin C, mg RDA 15 25 25 45 45 65 75 75 90 75 90 75 90
Thiamin, mg RDA 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9 1 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.2
Riboflavin, mg RDA 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9 1 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.1 1.3
Niacin, mg RDA 6 8 8 12 12 14 16 14 16 14 16 14 16
Vitamin B-6, mg RDA 0.5 0.6 0.6 1 1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.7
Vitamin B-12, mg RDA 0.9 1.2 1.2 1.8 1.8 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Choline, mg AI 200 250 250 375 375 400 550 425 550 425 550 425 550
Vitamin K, mg AI 30 55 55 60 60 75 75 90 120 90 120 90 120
Folate, mg_DFE RDA 150 200 200 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400

* RDA- Recommended Dietary Allowance, AI= Adequate Intake, UL = Tolerable Upper Intake Level, AMDR = Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range, DG = 2010 and 2015 Dietary Guidelines recommended limit; 14g fiber per 1000 kcal = basis for AI for fiber.