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Table 2 One-day nutrient intakes from food, beverage and supplements of infants aged 6 to 11 months (n = 444)

From: Nutrient intakes of infants and toddlers from maternal and child care centres in urban areas of China, based on one 24-hour dietary recall

Nutrient RNI or AI EAR Median Mean ± SD
Macronutrients
 Energy (EER, Kcal/d) 80   73 79 ± 46
 Fat (g/d)    26 25 ± 14
 Carbohydrate (g/d) 80 (AI)   85 103 ± 74
 Protein (g/d) 20 15 20.8 23.8 ± 15.6
 Fibre (g/d)    1.2 2.0 ± 2.8
As percentage of total energy
 Fat (%) 40 (AI)   34 32 ± 12
 Carbohydrate (%)    54 56 ± 13
 Protein (%)    12.4 13.1 ± 3.9
Antioxidants
 Vitamin C (mg/d) 40 (AI)   53 55 ± 45
 Vitamin E (mg/d) 4 (AI)   6.0 7.3 ± 8.6
B vitamins
 Thiamine (mg/d) 0.3 (AI)   0.4 0.5 ± 0.4
 Riboflavin (mg/d) 0.5 (AI)   0.7 0.8 ± 0.6
 Niacin (mg/d) 3 (AI)   3.3 4.2 ± 3.5
 Vitamin B6 (mg/d) 0.4 (AI)   0.3 0.3 ± 0.4
 Folate (μg dietary folate equivalents/d) 100 (AI)   73 93 ± 92
Bone-related nutrients
 Calcium (mg/d) 250 (AI)   470 524 ± 424
 Phosphorus (mg/d) 180 (AI)   366 431 ± 293
 Magnesium (mg/d) 65 (AI)   114 120 ± 81
Other micronutrients
 Vitamin A (μgRAE/d) 350 (AI)   622 697 ± 514
 Iron (mg/d) 10 7 7.3 8.5 ± 6.0
 Zinc (mg/d) 3.5 2.8 4.3 4.9 ± 3.3
 Sodium (mg/d) 350   307 564 ± 1005
 Potassium (mg/d) 550   515 636 ± 479
 Selenium (μg/d) 20 (AI)   12.3 15.2 ± 12.6
  1. RNI Recommended Nutrient Intake, AI Adequate Intake, EAR Estimated Average Requirements, EER Estimated Energy Requirement, RAE retinol activity equivalent. A blank space in columns of RNI/AI and EAR indicates that no value has been defined by the Chinese Nutrition Society