• For Indians
Group Particulars RDA
Infants 0-6 months 55 mg/kg
6-12 months 50 mg/kg
Children 1-3 years 0.6
4-6 years 0.9
7-9 years 1
Boys 10-12 years 1.1
Girls 10-12 years 1
Boys 13-15 years 1.2
Girls 13-15 years 1
Boys 16-18 years 1.3
Girls 16-18 years 1

 

  • For U.S. residents 
Life Stage Group RDA (mcg/d)
Infants  
0-6 months 0.2*
7-12 months 0.3*
Children  
1-3 y 0.5
4-8 y 0.6
Males  
9-13 y 0.9
14-18 y 1.2
Females  
9-13 y 0.9
14-18 y 1
Pregnancy
      £18 y 1.4
Lactating
      £18 y 1.5

*Al, adequate intake, RDA, recommended dietary allowance.