Nutrients are molecules in food that all organisms need to make energy, grow, develop, and reproduce. Click on a link to learn more about what these nutrients do and what foods provide them.

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  • Calories
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fat
  • Fiber
  • Fluoride
  • Iodine
  • Magnesium
  • Molybdenum
  • Phosphorous
  • Selenium
  • Sodium
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B7
  • Vitamin D

Recommended Daily Intake of Nutrients

RDARecommended Dietary AllowanceThe daily dietary intake level of a nutrient considered sufficient by the Food and Nutrition Board to meet the requirements of nearly all healthy individuals.
EAREstimated Average RequirementsThe amount of a nutrient expected to satisfy the needs of 50% of the people in a particular age group.
RDIReference Daily
A population-adjusted RDA based on all ages and gender groups. It is numerically identical to the highest RDA value for any group.
DRVDaily Reference ValueA suggested amount of a substance that a 2000 Calorie diet ought to contain. It is a loose consumer guide developed for food labelling.
% DVPercent of Daily VauePercent of the total daily allowance (or requirement) of a substance that one serving of the food provides.

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