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DAILY VALUES TABLE (DV)

December 6, 2016

Balanced Meal

By Strength Tree

What is a Nutrient?

There are six basic groups, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals and Water. They are all essential for good health.

  • Values for the Appropriate Nutrients.
  • Based on a 2,000 Calorie Diet for Adults & Children 4 & under.
  • Alphabetical Order
# Food Component Daily Values
1 Calcium 1,000 mg
2 Chloride 3,400 mg
3 Cholesterol 300 mg
4 Chromium 120 mcg
5 Copper 2 mg
6 Dietary Fiber 25 g
7 Iodine 150 mcg
8 Iron 18 mg
9 Magnesium 400 mg
10 Manganese 2 mg
11 Molybdenum 75 mcg
12 Phosphorus 1,000 mg
13 Potassium 3,500 mg
14 Protein 50 g
15 Saturated Fat 20 g
16 Selenium 70 mcg
17 Sodium 2,400 mg
18 Total Carbohydrate 300 g
19 Total Fat 65 g
20 Vitamin A 5,000 IU
21 Vitamin B (Folate or Folic Acid) 400 mcg
22 Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 1.5 mg
23 Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1.7 mg
24 Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 20 mg
25 Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 10 mg
26 Vitamin B6 2 mg
27 Vitamin B7 (Biotin) 300 mcg 
28 Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 6 mcg
29 Vitamin C 60 mg
30 Vitamin D 400 IU
31 Vitamin E 30 IU
32 Vitamin K 80 mcg
33 Zinc 15 mg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legend: g = grams, mg = milligrams, mcg = micrograms, IU = International Units


Source: FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)

Published: Aug 20, 2015


Note: Folic acid is a Vitamin B but without a number. This chart is similar to Health Canada's but not exactly the same. 


Conversion Chart

  • 1 g = 1,000 mg
  • 1 mg = 1,000 mcg
  • 1 mcg = .001 mg

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