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Table 2 Micronutrient Sufficiency Comparisons - 100% Sufficiency for 27 Micronutrients

From: Prevalence of micronutrient deficiency in popular diet plans

MICRONUTRIENTS % Reference Daily Intake (RDI)   
  SB AFL DASH BL AVERAGE
VITAMIN A 5920% 5354% 4042% 1380% 4174%
VITAMIN B1 1155% 3293% 1839% 1567% 1964%
VITAMIN B2 1446% 2307% 2434% 1738% 1981%
VITAMIN B3 1689% 3061% 2144% 1009% 1976%
VITAMIN B5 719% 1272% 1046% 628% 916%
VITAMIN B6 1499% 3162% 2459% 2272% 2348%
VITAMIN B7 100% 117% 195% 109% 130%
VITAMIN B9 1312% 3101% 2130% 1607% 2038%
VITAMIN B12 1311% 3688% 1298% 1842% 2035%
VITAMIN C 4434% 6826% 2696% 2444% 4100%
VITAMIN D 1062% 2712% 864% 541% 1295%
VITAMIN E 334% 404% 895% 409% 511%
VITAMIN K 5364% 3449% 7125% 2071% 4502%
CHOLINE 797% 1286% 726% 535% 836%
CALCIUM 1246% 1779% 2195% 1401% 1655%
CHROMIUM 113% 100% 100% 129% 111%
COPPER 763% 1453% 1748% 1309% 1318%
IRON 743% 1806% 1528% 1270% 1337%
IODINE 416% 425% 656% 100% 399%
POTASSIUM 896% 1389% 1400% 943% 1157%
MAGNESIUM 871% 1723% 2173% 1585% 1588%
MANGANESE 1174% 3601% 5778% 3656% 3552%
MOLYBDENUM 532% 1084% 541% 638% 699%
SODIUM 1582% 1350% 1501% 1139% 1393%
PHOSPHORUS 2015% 3345% 3298% 2216% 2719%
SELENIUM 3121% 3399% 2976% 2295% 2948%
ZINC 841% 2381% 1394% 1069% 1421%
Total Calories 18800 37500 33500 20500 27575
# of Deficient Micronutrients 0 0 0 0 0
Sufficiency Percentage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
  1. South Beach (SB), Atkins For Life (AFL), DASH diet (DASH), Best Life (BL)