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Table 1 Dietary reference intakes for energy and nutrients

From: Recommended daily allowance-based contribution of household’s own agricultural production to food and nutrition security in Karamoja sub-region of Uganda

Category Energy (Kcal/d) Proteins (g/d) Iron (mg/day) Zinc (mg/d)
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
Children 0–5 years 1171.00 1076.00 13.03 13.03 4.67 4.67 3.00 3.00
Children 6–10 years 1745.00 1625.00 26.50 26.50 5.00 4.90 5.50 5.50
Children 11–17 years 2629.00 2342.00 56.00 46.00 6.80 6.80 7.75 7.15
Adults > 18 years 2581.00 2103.00 56.00 71.00 6.00 8.03 7.75 6.80
Pregnant women   2103.00   71.00   22.33   9.80
Lactating mothers   2103.00   71.00   6.67   10.60
  1. Human energy requirements, Joint FAO/WHO/UNU Expert Consultation, Rome [35]; summary of tables: Dietary Reference Intakes-Estimated Average requirements [36]