Recommended dietary allowances for Zinc

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  • For U.S. residents¬†
Group Age (y) Zinc (mg/day)
Infants 0.5-0.5 5
0.5-1.0 5
Children 1-3 10
4-6 10
7-10 10
Males 11-14 15
15-18 15
19-24 15
25-50 15
51+ 15
Females 11-14 12
15-18 12
19-24 12
25-50 12
51+ 12
Pregnant 15
Lactating 1st 6 months 19
2nd 6 months 16