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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