Vitamin K RDAs for vitamin K are established for the first time in this edition; they are based on recently published work. The RDA for adults and children is set at.
Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA): average daily level of intake sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97%-98%) healthy people.
Daily reference intakes for adults are: Energy: 8,400kJ/2,000kcal; Total fat: less than 70g; Saturates: less than 20g; Carbohydrate: at least 260g; Total sugars.
a RDA = Recommended Dietary Allowance, AI = Adequate Intake, UL = Tolerable Upper Intake Level, AMDR = Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range.
The RDA for vitamin A is the same for older and younger adults. Older adults may absorb supplemental vitamin A more efficiently than younger.