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Nutrient Files

Nutrient Files

Learn about nutrients and what they do for our bodies! Find out how much of each nutrient your favorite foods contain by looking them up in the Food-A-Pedia and clicking "Nutrient Info." 

Carbohydrates

Fats

Protein

Folate

Manganese

Potassium

Vitamin A

Vitamin B6

Vitamin C

Vitamin E

 

 

 

For adults and older students

How much do I need? Nutrient table for age and gender

¿Cuánto necesito? Tabla de nutrientes según edad y género

 

More tables from the National Academy of Medicine, including how much is too much of a nutrient.

 

A note on Vitamin D: some studies say the RDA is too low, some say it is too high, and some say supplementation is not beneficial. Talk to your doctor about your specific needs.