Recommended dietary allowances for Selenium

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  • For U.S. residents 
Group Age (y) Selenium (μg/day)
Infants 0.5-0.5 10
0.5-1.0 15
Children 1-3 20
4-6 20
7-10 30
Males 11-14 40
15-18 50
19-24 70
25-50 70
51+ 70
Females 11-14 45
15-18 50
19-24 55
25-50 55
51+ 55
Pregnant 65
Lactating 1st 6 months 75
2nd 6 months 75