Source: Data based on USDA sources (Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academies) and The Omega Diet (Simopoulos and Robinson)
Compiled: January 2009
Note: This information should be treated as a general guideline only.
Differences in nutritional requirements do exist between men and women and can be influenced by such factors as age, physical activity/caloric requirements, and certain health conditions.
Understanding one's personal nutritional requirements are best done in consultation with a qualified dietition or nutritional expert.