Diet, Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamin daily dosage recommendation for the healthy person

Vitamins are an essential element of the body. We need to consume a certain amount of vitamins every day to maintain basic functions and basal metabolism. The source of these vitamins is food or medicine. In the previous articles, we have detailed the effects of various vitamins (What is vitamin: A, B, C, D, E, and K), vitamin deficiency, and vitamin excess. In this article, we will tell you the vitamin daily dosage recommendation for the healthy person.

Vitamin daily dosage recommendation for the healthy person

The vitamin daily dosage recommendation provided below is based on the comprehensive compilation of the contents of several authoritative websites. This information is for different ages people who don’t have the medical condition. There will be some differences in the patient’s vitamin requirements. If you have the vitamin deficiency or intoxication symptoms on your body, please see your doctor in time.

Vitamin A daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month
7-12 month
1 to 3 1,000 1,000
4 to 8 1,320 1,320
9 to 13 2,000 2,000
14 to 18 3,000 2,310
19+ 3,000 2,310
Pregnancy 2,565
Breastfeeding 4,300

For more information about vitamin A, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin A: Everything You Should Know“. You can learn more about vitamin A in this article, such as food sources, efficacy, symptoms and treatments of vitamin A deficiency and vitamin A intoxication.

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Vitamin B1 daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 0.2 0.2
7-12 month 0.3 0.3
1 to 3 0.5 0.5
4 to 8 0.6 0.6
9 to 13 0.9 0.9
14 to 18 1.2 1
19+ 1.2 1.1
Pregnancy 1.4
Breastfeeding 1.5

For more information about vitamin B1, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin B: introduction, types, benefits, foods, deficiency and overdose“.

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Vitamin B2 daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 0.3 0.3
7-12 month 0.4 0.4
1 to 3 0.5 0.5
4 to 8 0.6 0.6
9 to 13 0.9 0.9
14 to 18 1.3 1.0
19+ 1.3 1.1
Pregnancy 1.4
Breastfeeding 1.6

For more information about vitamin B2, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin B: introduction, types, benefits, foods, deficiency and overdose“.

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Vitamin B3 daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 2 2
7-12 month 4 4
1 to 3 6 6
4 to 8 8 8
9 to 13 12 12
14 to 18 16 14
19+ 16 14
Pregnancy 18
Breastfeeding 17

For more information about vitamin B3, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin B: introduction, types, benefits, foods, deficiency and overdose“.

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Vitamin B5 daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 1.7 1.7
7-12 month 1.8 1.8
1 to 3 2 2
4 to 8 3 3
9 to 13 4 4
14 to 18 5 5
19+ 5 5
Pregnancy 6
Breastfeeding 7

For more information about vitamin B5, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin B: introduction, types, benefits, foods, deficiency and overdose“.

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Vitamin B6 daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 0.1 0.1
7-12 month 0.3 0.3
1 to 3 0.5 0.5
4 to 8 0.6 0.6
9 to 13 1 1
14 to 18 1.3 1.2
18 to 50 1.3 1.3
50+ 1.7 1.5
Pregnancy 1.9
Breastfeeding 2

For more information about vitamin B6, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin B: introduction, types, benefits, foods, deficiency and overdose“.

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Vitamin B12 daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mcg/day)

 

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 0.4 0.4
7-12 month 0.5 0.5
1 to 3 0.9 0.9
4 to 8 1.2 1.2
9 to 13 1.8 1.8
14 to 18 2.4 2.4
19 to 50 2.4 2.4
50+ 25-100 25-100
Pregnancy 2.6
Breastfeeding 2.8

For more information about vitamin B12, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin B: introduction, types, benefits, foods, deficiency and overdose“.

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Vitamin C daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 40* 40*
7-12 month 50* 50*
1 to 3 15 15
4 to 8 25 25
9 to 13 45 45
14 to 18 75 65
19+ 90 75
Pregnancy 80-85
Breastfeeding 115-120

For more information about vitamin C, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin C: Most important vitamin in the human body“.

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Vitamin D daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (IU/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 400 400
7-12 month 400 400
1 to 3 600 600
4 to 8 600 600
9 to 13 600 600
14 to 18 600 600
19-70 600 600
70+ 700 700
Pregnancy 600
Breastfeeding 600

For more information about vitamin D, you can visit our another article name “What is vitamin D?“.

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Vitamin E daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 4(6 IU) 4(6 IU)
7-12 month 5(7.5 IU) 5(7.5 IU)
1 to 3 6(9 IU) 6(9 IU)
4 to 8 7(10.4 IU) 7(10.4 IU)
9 to 13 11(16.4 IU) 11(16.4 IU)
14 to 18 15(22.4 IU) 15(22.4 IU)
19+ 15(22.4 IU) 15(22.4 IU)
Pregnancy 15(22.4 IU)
Breastfeeding 19(28.4 IU)

For more information about vitamin E, you can visit our another article name “What is vitamin E?“.

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Vitamin K daily dosage recommendation

Daily intake recommended by the doctor as follows. (mcg/day)

Ages Man Woman
0-6 month 2 2
7-12 month 2.5 2.5
1 to 3 30 30
4 to 8 55 55
9 to 13 60 60
14 to 18 75 75
19+ 120 90
Pregnancy 90
Breastfeeding 90

For more information about vitamin K, you can visit our another article name “Vitamin K function, dosage, deficiency, overdose“.

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References

  • THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1). – Webmed. address
  • Vitamin E – Mayo clinic. address
  • What are foods that have vitamin A, B, C, D, E, and K? – Healthyday.life. address
  • Vitamin E – Health Professional Fact Sheet. address
  • What is vitamin: A, B, C, D, E, and K. address

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  • Written by Nurmemet, MD (Emergency Medicine Specialist)
  • Medically reviewed by Merhaba, MD (Pediatrician)

 

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