Recommended dietary allowances for Vitamin C

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  • For Indians
Group Particulars RDA (mg/day)
Men Sedentary Work 40
Moderate Work
Heavy Work
Women  Sedentary Work 40
Moderate Work
Heavy Work
Pregnant Woman 40
Lactation
     0-6 months 80
     6-12 months
Infants 0-6 months 25
6-12 months
Children 1-3 years 40
4-6 years 40
7-9 years 40
Boys 10-12 years 40
Girls 10-12 years 40
Boys 13-15 years 40
Girls 13-15 years 40
Boys 16-18 years 40
Girls 16-18 years 40
  • For U.S. residents 
Life Stage Group RDA (mg/day)
Infants
0-6 months 30
7-12 months 35
Children
1-3 40
4-6 45
7-10 45
Males
11-14 50
15-18 60
19-24 60
25-50 60
51+ 60
Females
11-14 50
15-18 60
19-24 60
25-50 60
51+ 60
Pregnant 70
Lactation
      1st   6 months 95
      2nd 6 months 90