Calcium – Vitamin D Recommended Dietary Allowance

Life Stage Group

Calcium Recommended Dietary Allowance (mg/day)

Vitamin D Recommended Dietary Allowance (IU/day)

Infants 0 to 6 months

*

**

Infants 6 to 12 months

*

**

1-3 years old

700

600

4-8 years old

1,000

600

9-13 years old

1300

600

14-18 years old

1300

600

19-30 years old

1000

600

31-50 years old

1000

600

51-70 years old

1000

600

51-70 years old females

1200

600

71+ years old, pregnant/lactating

1200

800

14-18 years old, pregnant/lactating

1300

600

19-50 years old, pregnant/lactating

1000

600

 

 

 

*For infants adequate intake is 200 mg/day for 0 to 6 months of age and 260 mg /day for 6 to 12 months of age

** For infants, adequate intake is 400 IU/day for 0 to 12 months of age

For more information, kindly consult your doctor.

Reference

Institute of medicine of National Academies 2010 http:// nationalacademies.org/hmd/reports/2010/dietary-refernces-intakes for calcium abnd vitamin-d/report-brief.aspx

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