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Table 1 Daily Recommended Nutrient Intake of 12 Food Groups Recommended in the DGEA

From: Adherence to dietary guide for elderly adults and health risks of older adults in ethnic minority areas in China: a cross-sectional study

Food category

Daily recommended nutrient intake

Cereals and potatoes

Male

250 g ~ 300 g

Female

200 g ~ 250 g

Vegetables

 

300 g ~ 400 g

Fruit

 

100 g ~ 200 g

Meat

 

40 g ~ 50 g

Aquatic product and poultry

 

50 g ~ 100 g

Soybean and nuts

 

30 g ~ 50 g

Eggs

 

25 g ~ 50 g

Milk and milk products

 

250 g ~ 300 g

Oil

 

20 g ~ 25 g

Salt

 

<  5 g

Water

 

1.5 L ~ 1.7 L

Alcohol

Male

<  25 g

Female

<  15 g

  1. DGEA Dietary Guide for Elderly Adults