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Table 3 Micronutrient intakes expressed as percentages of the recommended dietary allowances (RDAs), and adequate dietary intakes (ADIs)

From: Nutrient intake, serum lipids and iron status of colligiate rugby players

    Forwarded (n=18) Backs (n=16) Controls (n=26)
    % % %
Potassium (mg) ADI 2000 139.2 ± 42.5 128.2 ± 45.3 99.4 ± 23.7
Calcium (mg) ADI 900 74.3 ± 29.8 61.5 ± 30.2 52.4 ± 16.3
Magnesium (mg) RDA 340 91.6 ± 23.8 83.4 ± 26.8 61.4 ± 14.1
Phosphorus (mg) ADI 1050 130.4 ± 34.0 110.9 ± 42.5 89.2 ± 20.1
Iron (mg) RDA 7.5 116.1 ± 39.1 96.4 ± 37.6 83.9 ± 23.1
V.A (?gRE) RDA 750 70.1 ± 32.9 57.0 ± 31.9 54.7 ± 17.1
V.B1 mg/ 1000kca RDA 0.54 68.3 ± 22.5 57.1 ± 20.8 46.1 ± 11.1
V.B2 mg/ 1000kcal RDA 0.6 66.8 ± 23.7 58.0 ± 26.6 48.4 ± 12.1
V.C (mg) RDA 100 71.4 ± 41.6 55.8 ± 23.3 53.9 ± 18.6
  1. Values are the mean ± SD.
  2. Abbreviations; V, vitamin.