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Table 1 Dietary reference intakes (DRIs): recommended dietary allowances or adequate intakes for vitamins and elements [5]

From: Addressing nutritional gaps with multivitamin and mineral supplements

Micronutrient RDAs (bold) or AI (plain type) for adults
VITAMINS  
Vitamin A 700–900 μg/d
Vitamin C 75–90 mg/d
Vitamin D 15–20 μg/d
Vitamin E 15 mg/d
Vitamin K 90–120 μg/d
Thiamin 1.1–1.2 mg/d
Riboflavin 1.1–1.3 mg/d
Niacin 14–16 mg/d
Vitamin B 6 1.3–1.7 mg/d
Folate 400 μg/d
Vitamin B 12 2.4 μg/d
Pantothenic acid 5 mg/d
Biotin 30 μg/d
Choline 425–550 mg/d
ELEMENTS  
Calcium 1,000–1,200 mg/d
Chromium 20–35 μg/d
Copper 900 μg/d
Fluoride 3-4 mg/d
Iodine 150 μg/d
Iron 8–18 mg/d
Magnesium 310–420 mg/d
Manganese 1.8–2.3 mg/d
Molybdenum 45 μg/d
Phosphorus 700 mg/d
Selenium 55 μg/d
Zinc 8–11 mg/d
Potassium 4.7 g/d
Sodium 1.2–1.5 g/d
Chloride 1.8–2.3 g/d