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Table 2 Summary of Mn adequate intake ages 0 through 18 years

From: “Manganese-induced neurotoxicity: a review of its behavioral consequences and neuroprotective strategies”

Gender Age group AI (mg/day of Mn)
0–6 months 0.003
7–12 months 0.6
1–3 years 1.2
4–8 years 1.5
Girls 9–13 years 1.6
14–18 years 1.6
Boys 9–13 years 1.9
14–18 years 2.2
  1. Source: Institute of Medicine’s Dietary Reference Intake for Mn
  2. Abbreviations: AI adequate intake
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