Table 1: Median (25 t h , 75 t h %) daily nutrient intakes of AI women (n = 239) calculated from 24 hour recalls compared to age specific Estimated Average Requirements (EAR).


Nutrient Median (25 t h , 75 t h %) Intake EAR 1 % below EAR level 2

Kcal (kcal) 1875 (1436, 2438)
Carbohydrate (g) 219 (153, 296) 100 9.2
Fat (g) 76 (50, 104)
Dietary Fiber (g) 13 (8, 18)
Total Sugar (g) 78 (40, 123)
Protein (g) 4 331 (172, 552) 500 68.5
Vitamin C (mg) 49 (20, 127) 60 54.6
Vitamin D ( μg) 1.6 (0.3, 3.7) 10 97.1
Vitamin E (mg) 2.0 (0.4, 4.7) 12 95.8
Thiamin (mg) 1.4 (0.9, 1.9) 0.9 24.4
Riboflavin (mg) 1.6 (1.0, 2.4) 0.9 21.4
Niacin (mg) 20 (12, 28) 11 20.6
B6 (mg) 1.5 (0.9, 2.3) 1.1 33.6
Folate ( μg DFE) 383 (201, 618) 320 40.8
B12 ( μg) 4.4 (2.1, 7.7) 2.0 23.5
Calcium (mg) 518 (328, 840) 800 72.7
Iron (mg) 14 (11, 21) 8.1 13.9
Magnesium (mg) 181 (119, 252) 255 79.0
Zinc (mg) 11 (6, 17) 6.8 29.0

1EAR for 19-30 year old females.
2Percentage of AI women not meeting age and gender specific EAR.
3(Protein EAR) is calculated for 150 lb female (0.66g/kg/d).
4Vitamin A's EAR value is expressed in RAE; Nutritionist Pro quantifies RE.