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This table shows the GDAs that we use in the Nutrition Program. The GDA on food labels are based on the average requirements of an adult woman. They are for an average person of healthy weight.
GDAs are shown for a portion and 100g for calories and the seven nutrients – protein, carbohydrate, sugars, fat , saturates, fibre and salt.
|Typical values||Women||Men||Children (5-10 years)|
|Calories||2,000 kcal||2,500 kcal||1,800 kcal|
|Protein||45 g||55 g||24 g|
|Carbohydrate||230 g||300g||220 g|
|Sugars||90 g||120 g||85 g|
|Fat||70 g||95 g||70 g|
|Saturates||20 g||30 g||20 g|
|Fibre||24 g||24 g||15 g|
|Salt||6 g||6 g||4 g|