Explain Women’s Daily Nutritional Requirements Chart

Here is a general daily nutritional requirements chart for adult women based on the United States Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs):

NutrientAmount per day
Calories1,800-2,400 kcal*
Protein46 g
Fat20-35% of total calories**
Carbohydrates130 g
Fiber25 g
Calcium1,000 mg
Iron18 mg (premenopausal), 8 mg (postmenopausal)
Magnesium320 mg
Phosphorus700 mg
Potassium2,600-3,500 mg
Sodium<2,300 mg
Zinc8 mg
Copper900 µg
Manganese1.8 mg
Selenium55 µg
Vitamin A700 µg RAE
Vitamin C75 mg
Vitamin D15 µg (600 IU)
Vitamin E15 mg
Vitamin K90 µg
Thiamin1.1 mg
Riboflavin1.1 mg
Niacin14 mg NE
Vitamin B61.3 mg
Folate400 µg DFE
Vitamin B122.4 µg

Caloric needs depend on age, height, weight, and physical activity level.

The recommended intake for fat can be expressed in grams or as a percentage of total calories.

It’s important to note that these are general recommendations and may vary depending on individual needs, health status, and other factors. Consult with a healthcare professional or registered dietitian to determine your specific nutritional needs.

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