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Table 1 Estimated energy requirements (EERs), acceptable macronutrient distribution ranges (AMDRs) and recommended nutrient intakes (RNIs) for each member of the reference family used as constraints during linear programming. The nutrient contents of all optimised food basket lie within the indicated ranges [29,30,31]

From: Nutritionally adequate food baskets optimised for cultural acceptability as basis for dietary guidelines for low-income Czech families

 Female
(25–50 years)
Male
(25–59 years)
Boy
(7 years)
Girl
(16 years)
Energy (kcal)2617328020252451
Protein (g)65–9058–11126–6958–94
Fat (g)87–102109–12867.5–78.881.7–95.3
SFAs (g)<  29.1<  36.4<  22.5<  27.2
PUFAs (g)17.4–29.121.9–36.413.5–22.516.3–27.2
n-3 PUFAs (g)1.5–5.81.8–7.31.1–4.51.4–5.4
n-6 PUFAs (g)7.3–23.39.1–29.25.6–18.06.8–21.8
TFAs (g)<  2.9<  3.6<  2.3<  2.7
Added sugar (g)a<  32.7<  41.0<  25.3<  30.6
Cholesterol (mg)<  300<  300<  300<  300
Carbohydrate
available (g)
360–491451–615278–380337–460
Fiber (g)≥ 25.0≥ 25.0≥ 25.0≥ 25.0
Na (mg)<  2000<  2000<  2000<  2000
K (mg)≥ 2700≥ 2700≥ 2700≥ 2700
Ca (mg)≥ 1000≥ 1000≥ 900≥ 1200
Mg (mg)≥ 300≥ 350≥ 170≥ 400
Fe (mg)≥ 16≥ 10≥ 10≥ 12
Zn (mg)≥ 7.0≥ 10.0≥ 7.0≥ 7.0
Se (μg)≥ 70≥ 30≥ 20≥ 70
Iodine (μg)≥ 200≥ 200≥ 140≥ 200
Vit A-RAEb (μg)≥ 800≥ 800≥ 800≥ 900
Thiamine (mg)≥ 1.0≥ 1.2≥ 1.0≥ 1.0
Riboflavin (mg)≥ 1.2≥ 1.5≥ 1.1≥ 1.2
Vit B6 (mg)≥ 1.2≥ 1.5≥ 700≥ 1.2
Vit B12 (μg)≥ 3.0≥ 3.0≥ 1.8≥ 3.0
Vit C (mg)≥ 100≥ 100≥ 80≥ 100
Vit E (mg)≥ 14≥ 14≥ 10≥ 15
Folate (μg)≥ 400≥ 400≥ 300≥ 400
Niacin (mg)≥ 13≥ 16≥ 12≥ 13
  1. aAdded sugars were all mono-and disaccharides that were not part of fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products but originated from beet root, honey, maple syrup etc
  2. b RAE Retinol Activity Equivalents