FDA Daily Value (1968, 1989) Private

by axchoLast updated August 20, 2015
Macro NutrientsAmountMax
Calories (kcal)2000
Carbohydrates (g)300
Protein (g)50
Total Fat (g)65
Saturated Fat (g)20
Monounsaturated Fat (g)0
Polyunsaturated Fat (g)0
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (g)0
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (g)0
Total Fiber (g)25
Soluble Fiber (g)0
Insoluble Fiber (g)0
Cholesterol (mg)300
Vitamin A (IU)500010000
Vitamin B6 (mg)2100
Vitamin B12 (ug)6
Vitamin C (mg)602000
Vitamin D (IU)4004000
Vitamin E (IU)301000
Vitamin K (ug)80
Thiamin (mg)1.5
Riboflavin (mg)1.7
Niacin (mg)2035
Folate (ug)4001000
Pantothenic Acid (mg)10
Biotin (ug)300
Choline (mg)0
Calcium (g)12.5
Chloride (g)3.43.6
Chromium (ug)120
Copper (mg)210
Iodine (ug)1501100
Iron (mg)1845
Magnesium (mg)400750
Manganese (mg)211
Molybdenum (ug)752000
Phosphorus (g)14
Potassium (g)3.5
Selenium (ug)70400
Sodium (g)2.4
Sulfur (g)0
Zinc (mg)15
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The nutrient profile used for labeling all foods and supplements in the US and Canada is known as Daily Value and is based on the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) from 1968 and 1989. The more recent recommendations are known as the Dietary Reference Intakes. Yes, our nutrition labels use outdated dietary standards.